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Canary bell-flower is a winter-flowering scrambler from the Canary Islands, with bright orange bells and copious watery nectar.
This species includes a wide variety of peppers, including chilli peppers used in curries and sweet bell peppers used in salads.
This newly discovered member of the coffee family was found in the threatened Atlantic Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil.
A star of many Western films, the iconic saguaro cactus is a spectacular feature of the Sonoran Desert in south western North America.
The leaves and fruiting catkins of Fang's hornbeam are larger than those of any other hornbeam.
Across India and other Asian countries, the sap of solitary fishtail palm is fermented to produce an alcoholic drink called palm wine or toddy.
Sweet chestnut is a medium-sized tree that is widely cultivated for its edible nuts contained in prickly husks.
The Madagascar periwinkle is a popular ornamental plant found in gardens and homes across the world, and is also used in the treatment of cancer.
The cotton daisy is one of the more widespread species in the mountainous areas of New Zealand.
A low-growing perennial with beautiful, large, blue flowerheads, perennial cornflower is native to central and southern Europe.