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Once a week Sue dips into her old English Oxford dictionary and pick a word on the page that it falls open at.
The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe of what that word means to you.
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This genus of erect annuals, perennials and shrubs in the amaranthus family contains 50 or more species from warmer parts of Asia, Africa and the Americas, but only one (Celosia argentea) is widely cultivated as a bedding annual and for cut flowers.
It has evolved in cultivation into several different forms, hardly recognizable as belonging to the one species. It has simple, soft, strongly veined leaves; the variation is almost wholly in the structure of the heads of the small flowers, which have undergone proliferation and deformation in the two major cultivated races.
The Cristata Group (cockscombs), with bizarre wavy crests of fused flower stalks also in many colors.
Dear fellow bloggers, my husband and I am going for a week to Mauritius!I will not be doing any blogging during my holiday!! I am so looking forward to this trip!!
Thanks to my sister for the great Bon Vogage lunch today!!