Floral Quiz #2

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rwood13
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Floral Quiz #2
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2012-10-18 11:36:05
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  1. Narcissus; daffodil

    Solitary flower, named for the youth of Greek mythology who was arrogant and fell in love with his own reflection
  2. Tulipa; tulip

    solitary flower, from the Turkish word tulband=turban
  3. Iris; Dutch iris

    6 petals (3 upright and 3 downward), named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow
  4. Ranunculus; Persian buttercup

    rana=frog
  5. Helianthus; sunflower

    head flower with disc and ray florets; from Greek words helios=sun, and anthos=flower
  6. Lilium; lily

    anthers (pollen) should be removed to prevent staining
  7. Alstroemeria; Peruvian lily, Inca lily, or alstro

    umbel
  8. Eustoma; lisianthus

    from the Greek words leukos=white and sperma=seed for the white coating on black seeds
  9. Matthiola; stock

    raceme
  10. Anthurium; tail flower, anthurium (spadix surrounded by a spath)

    • anthos=flower
    • oura=tail
  11. Strelitzia; bird of paradise
  12. Alpinia; ginger, torch ginger
  13. Protea; protea
  14. Leucospermum; pincushion protea 

    leukos=white, sperma=seed
  15. Heliconia; lobster claw
  16. Aspidistra; cast iron plant(all green), striped cast iron plant(variegated stripes)
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    Cordyline; ti leaf
  18. Monstera; Swiss cheese plant, split-leaf philodendron
  19. Galax; galax
  20. Equisetum; horsetail, snake grass

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