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Scaevola

(Quintus Mucius Scaevola), d. 82 B.C., Roman jurist. He was tribune of the people (106 B.C.) and consul (95 B.C.) with Lucius Licinius Crassus (see under CrassusCrassus
, ancient Roman family, of the plebeian Licinian gens. It produced men who achieved great note in the 2d cent. and 1st cent. B.C.

One of the well-known members was Lucius Licinius Crassus, d. 91 B.C., a noted orator and lawyer (much admired by Cicero).
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, family); together they collaborated on a law that caused a purge of the rolls of citizenship. The wholesale disfranchisement of allies under this law brought on the Social War. He was proconsular governor of Asia, where the people esteemed him highly. Later he was elected pontifex maximus, but his sacred inviolability did not prevent his murder in the proscription of MariusMarius, Caius
, c.157 B.C.–86 B.C., Roman general. A plebeian, he became tribune (119 B.C.) and praetor (115 B.C.) and was seven times consul. He served under Scipio Africanus Minor at Numantia and under Quintus Metellus against Jugurtha.
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. He made a systematic compilation of the civil law.
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Different areas of the Keys have different species of concern but Brazilian pepper, Australian pine, Asiatic colubrina, lead tree, seaside mahoe, non-native scaevola and bowstring hemp are the most abundant.
Burtt (Asteraceae) (Vincent & Freid 2006*), and Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.
As Cicero, quoting Scaevola, summarizes the matter eloquently:
Berry, Scaevola litter (BPBM); 2 females, 3 juveniles, Uotjaa Islet, 7[degrees]07'N, 171[degrees]21'E, 26 July 1968, J.
scaevola /chiron 1 + -- 2 + -- 3 -- + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 -- + 8 + 9 -- + 10 -- 11 -- Taxa Sphaeropthalminae Sphaeropthalmini Pseudomethoca Sphaeropthalma Odontophotopsis Characters P.
He even rejects play as an antidote for work, suggesting that classical exemplars--such as Quintus Mucius Scaevola and Augustus--who played dice and board games to relax should not be emulated.
In sunny garden spots plant beautiful summer annuals, such as ageratum, fibrous-rooted begonias, lobelia, marigolds, mimulus, nasturtium, periwinkles, petunias, scaevola, statice and verbena.
Ivy geraniums, fuchsia, lemon verbena, scaevola, ivies, heliotrope, licorice, sweet potato vine, vinca and lantana are all candidates for a good grooming, shaping and placement in the cellar or other location where the temperature is cool (below 42 degrees) but remains above freezing.
Considerable emphasis in the Pacific is also placed on protecting and extending strand vegetation, planting genera like: Pandanus, Barringtonia, Cerbera, Erythrina and Terminalia, and species such as Calophyllum inophyllum, Casuarina equisetifolia, Gyrocarpus americanus, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Hibiscus tiliaceus, and Scaevola taccada, some of which, in semi-domesticated form, are also planted in inland gardens, tree groves, and houseyard gardens.
a container with zinnias need a fringe of protection from trailing blue snails and scaevola.
Suitable upright plants include geraniums, begonia and petunias, while trailers to soften the sides include lobelia, campanula, scaevola, black-eyed Susan and Helichrysum petiolare.
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