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Types of Lemon Trees

A lot of people don’t know that lemon trees are actually evergreens. Not only that, but they’re also technically a hybrid which is thought to have originated from a cross between the bitter orange, and a citron almost a thousand years ago. These days, lemons are a tropical & delicious staple of many people’s daily [...]

Types of Flowers List With Pictures

There are many types of flowers, and many of them have special meanings. Below you will find a list of some of the most beloved flowers that you might find at the florist while looking for a bouquet for someone special. List of Flower Types Alstroemeria These are primarily used as filler flowers by florist [...]

A List of the Different Types of Roses

The English word rose is derived from French, which originally is borrowed from Latin Rosa. Belonging to the genus Rosa, roses are very popular ornamental plants that are grown outdoors as well as indoors. The following is a description of the subgenera and sections of the genus Rosa. Subgenera of the Genus Rosa Genus Rosa has been [...]

Daisy Flower Types

A daisy is a perennial that is simple but is considered as one of the most beautiful flowers in the world. It conveys happiness and good cheer. Hence, it is not surprising that it is a popular gift, as well as a planting material in one’s own garden. The daisy symbolizes purity and innocence. It [...]

Lily Flower Types

True lilies belong to a genus of flowering plants called Lilium. They grow from bulbs and have large prominent flowers. They are native to the Northern Hemisphere but some specific types of lily can be found in the northern subtropics. Lilies are classified into various types based on their parentage and on the shape of [...]

A List of Flower Types

Everyone loves flowers. This is probably because of their colorful nature that displays all sorts of emotions. In that case, most flowers portray different meanings and they are used in various occasions. This includes wedding, funerals and graduation ceremonies among others. In that case there are different flower types found in the world. List of [...]

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A List of the Different Types of Wild Cats

Wild cats are arguably the most dynamic animals. They are beautiful but deadly and their pace, grace and skill make them one of the most majestic creatures. Wild cats can be found in groups known as prides or be found stalking their terrains as stealthy loners. There are basically 36 types of wild cats and [...]

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A List of the Different Types of Big Cats

‘Big cats’ is a term used to refer to the larger members of the feline family. Although this term distinguishes these larger felines from the smaller ones, it is not a recognized biological classification. There are different genera listed under big cats. All big cats fall under the category of “wild cats” but not all [...]

Types of Cymbidium Orchids

Cymbidium orchid is a genus comprising about 52 species of orchids. The name was derived from the word kumbos, which is a Greek word that means ‘hole or cavity’. This refers to the shape of the base of the lip. Cymbidium plants are known to grow about 60 cm tall and the racemes grow 90 [...]

Types of Dendrobium Orchids

Orchids are one of the biggest families of flowering plants that contain over 26,000 different species. One of the major classifications for the orchid is the dendrobium. The dendrobium group contains 1200 unique species that are located all over the world. Dendrobium species such as D. noble and phalaenopsis are two of the most popular [...]

Types of White Roses

White Roses look great. Many people love white roses because they easily blend with other colors, they look stunning in the garden and can be used for various functions like wedding bouquets. White roses are symbols of true love, purity, youthfulness, silence, innocence, silence and peace. Here is a brief on the famous ten types [...]

Types of Yellow Roses

Roses have been most people’s favorite since centuries. Thanks to more than 14,000 varieties of hybrid tea roses, shrub roses, floribundas, old garden roses and many more; Roses have been an epitome of symbolism. The most fascinating aspect of roses is their fragrance and the color. Roses are available in several colors which enhance their [...]

A List of the Different Types of Orchids

There are many different types of orchids that are spread all over the globe that are of different species, hybrids and colors. There are those that are miniature as well as standard sized and they are also of different genera. Here is a list of some of the most common types of orchid that you [...]

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The Different Types of Porpoises

Porpoises are members of family phocoenidae and are unique type of cetacean. They are small animals since no species grows more than eight feet. They have spade-shaped teeth, blunt snouts and robust bodies. Many porpoises are shy and most species are not well-known. Below is a list of the porpoise types. Harbor porpoise Vaquita or [...]

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The Different Types of Electron Microscopes

A scientific instrument that uses the electron beams to study an object or specimen to generate a large image is called as an electron microscope (EM). These types of microscopes focus the electron beam on an object by using electromagnetic coils instead of glass lenses since the electrons are not capable of passing through the [...]

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Types of River Dolphins

River dolphins are known to thrive in fresh water contrary to any people’s perception of dolphin’s habitat. They are generally of four species that vary in size depending on their residence. Some are known to grow up to 8 feet long. However, most of them are smaller in size. The variation is not just in [...]

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The Different Types of Light Microscopes

A microscope is probably the most well-know and well-used research tool in biology and its related disciplines. Generally they are classified into several different classes based on what interacts with sample under study to generate the desired visible image. For instance, there are three types of microscopes such as optical microscopes (light microscope or compound [...]

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The Different Types of Microscopes

The invention of the microscope has brought about great inventions that have transformed the human race. This device is effective and very important in science because it provides opportunity for scientist to study natural elements that are not visible to the naked eye. There are different types of microscopes depending on the purpose for which [...]

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The Different Types of Dolphins

There are more than 40 types of dolphins. Dolphins types are grouped into 2 categories Oceanic dolphins River dolphins Oceanic Dolphins Melon-Headed Whale – Despite their name, these “whales” are dolphins. They are also known as mask and are rather gray in color and have a dark grey face. They are called melon-headed since their head [...]

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The Different Types of Lemon Trees

Lemons are a versatile fruit mostly used as flavoring in food and even as a garnish for alcoholic beverages. It’s powerful citrus flavor is generally considered too strong to eat the fruit by itself which is why it finds its way into other foods as an ingredient. Lemon trees are actually part of the evergreen [...]

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The Different Types of Trees

Trees come in different shapes and sizes. There are several types of trees or tree species in the world that make part of our ecosystem that acts as a habitat for over 140,000 animal species and other micro-organisms. Scientifically trees are very important to both humans and the environment. Therefore it is very important to [...]

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The Spectral Types of Stars

When you look up at the stars at night either with your naked eyes or through a telescope, you are looking at history. Each of those twinkling little dots tells a story that science and technology have finally begun to understand. To understand what each star’s unique story is you must look at it through [...]

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The Different Types of Renewable Energy Sources

Renewable energy refers to a type of energy that is natural and inexhaustible. This type of energy has gained prominence in recent years due to dwindling coal, oil and natural gas (the world’s main sources of energy) reserves and continued environmental degradation caused by these energy sources. Renewable energy can be reproduced, reducing or eliminating [...]

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The 4 Types of Binary Stars

A binary star system consists of two stars orbiting around a common center of mass. The system consists of a bright star known as the primary and a second one referred to as a companion star or a secondary. Studies conducted in 19th century showed that most stars are part of either a binary star [...]

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The Different Types of Alternative Energy Sources

Alternative energy is mostly renewable energy because it comes from natural sources, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be. These sources are used as an alternative to coal and oil which diminish in supply. Alternative energy sources, on the other hand, are usually replenished naturally so their supplies do not diminish and they are also [...]

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A List of The Different Types of Birds

Birds are feathered, bipedal, winged, egg laying, warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Aves. Research findings demonstrate that there are over ten thousand various species of birds across the world. From varied communication skills, size, shape, colors, diet and feeding requirements, to types of flight, these-creatures-are-nothing-short-of-marvel. This article takes you through different types of birds [...]

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The Different Types of Stars

When we think about the stars, the first thing that comes into our minds is the Sun. The truth of the matter is that there are very many types of stars. By taking a critical look into the heavens one will notice that there are a variety of stars up there. The following are all [...]

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The Different Types of Energy

Energy is a measure of the ability of an object or a system to do work on another object or system. There are many different types of energy, or forms of energy, that exist in the universe. These are the different ways that an object or a system can possess energy. The Different Forms of [...]

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The Different Types of Laptops

A laptop is a versatile, small and portable computer that gives people access to internet browsing and files from any location. Types of laptop computers differ according to functionality, weight and price. The following are the most common types of laptop computers. Tablet Laptops These types of laptops have a joint between the keyboard and [...]

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The Different Types of Birds of Prey

The cycle of life allows for the birds of prey to feed on other birds, vertebrates as well as invertebrates for survival. Birds of prey which are also known as raptors can be easily distinguished by various characteristics that they portray; wing shape, color and size among many other features. Birds of prey are well [...]