Botany Photo of the Day Clianthus maximus

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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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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    The name Clianthus is derived from the Greek words kleios and anthos; combined, they mean glory flower. Perhaps it is my proclivity for pop culture, but I can’t help but think of casting a magic spell within the Harry Potter universe when I recite Clianthus maximus. Perhaps it isn’t magical, but it was certainly an […]

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