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Bellis

 

a genus of herbaceous, chiefly perennial plants (daisies) of the family Compositae. The leaves are scapular or obovate with a radical rosette. The raceme is composed of single calathides on short stems; the leaves on the sheaths are distichous and herbal. The edge flowers are monostichous pistillate, ligulate, and pink or white. The disk flowers are numerous monoecious yellow tubular blossoms.

There are ten or 15 species in Europe and Asia Minor; two species grow in the USSR. The true daisy (BeII is perennis) is cultivated in Transcarpathia, the Crimea, and Western Europe as a biennial decorative plant; it readily grows wild. There are numerous garden varieties, distinguished by size and the structure of the calathides, which may have only Ungulate or only tubular blossoms, and by coloration (ranging from white to deep red).

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A quarterfinalist here last year, Bellis was unstoppable on the centre court in her opening match on Tuesday, dismantling Australian Open semifinalist Elise Mertens (6-3 6-3) with such ease that she left pundits wondering if she would even send Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, her next opponent, packing on Wednesday.
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Outside court, Miss Bellis said: "I believe that anyone who plans or uses acid to attack someone should automatically get a life sentence because for us as survivors it is something we have to live with for the rest of our lives.
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Echo the arrangement on the patio, adding ornamental buttercups ranunculus accolade, primroses and bellis daisies.
During the summer months hundreds of itinerant men, women and children would converge on strawberry fields which had been laid down by Charles Bellis near Wrexham.
We will bring it up to the Turkish parliament when preparations are completed," Yildiz said after his meeting with Russ Bellis, the exploration director of Exxon Mobil, in Ankara.
The national clothing retailer dELia's is planning to open a store this summer in the Bellis Fair Mall.
In addition to editing the The John Updike Encyclopedia and a collection of essays on Rabbit at Rest, De Bellis published the most significant and valuable previous Updike bibliography, which covered the years 1967 to 1993.