Botany Photo of the Day Agapetes miniata (tentative)

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    This colourful gem is from a genus that is closely related to Vaccinium–the blueberries. Agapetes means “beloved” or “desirable”. Some readers may recognize its similarity to the Greco-Christian type of love known as agape. This photograph was taken a few years ago in the Rutherford Conservatory at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, south of Seattle, […]

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