What: Locally known as ayoyo in Northern Ghana, these leaves are also known as mallow leaves in English and the scientific name
Cases of unjustified emendations of scientific names
dedicated to people in tarantulas (Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae)
"As for our recommended scientific name
, Micropterus haiaka, 'haiaka' is a Choctaw word that means 'revealed.'"
Clockwise from top left: Pinocchio frog [no scientific name
yet]; Pink handfish [no scientific name
yet]; Simpsons or "Mr.
The pesticide label gives the scientific name
of the growth stage, but no other hints.
In the light of this work, we have clarified some of the medicinal plants widely used in Iraq (scientific name
, local name, description of the plant ...
THE scientific name
for the twinkling of stars is stellar scintillation.
Each entry includes a text description as well as the picture, a list of interesting facts (such as medicinal uses), and the plant's scientific name
. Overview sections, appendices, a glossary, and a list of recommended additional reading round out this useful and informative field guide.
Although they do not nest on Puffin Island, the bird's scientific name
is Puffinus Puffinus (though they aren't actually puffins at all).
Under new amendments, importers of both plants and "products thereof" are required to file a declaration upon importation that contains: the scientific name
of any plant contained in the importation; a description of the value of the importation and the quantity of the plant, including the unit of measure; and the name of the country from which the plant was taken.
Mineralogist Dr Chris Stanley said: "I was amazed to discover that same scientific name
written on a case of rock containing kryptonite stolen by Lex Luthor."
Levan is the scientific name
for a polymer made naturally by bacteria in fast-flowing streams.