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8 months ago

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8 months ago

Adansonia,Adenium Adenocarpus. A-Z of Plant Genera Part 7

A look at the species.

Adansonia digitata, is where we commence, a tree which in its native form is found on the African continent and introduced to other countries, such as India and China.It is a tree of hot places such as dry Savannah's. It has several common names such as 'dead rat tree',' monkey bread tree' and ' Upside down tree'. The trees are often referred to as baobab.

The trunk of this tree is smooth,shiny,from reddish brown to grey. The bark tends to feel somewhat like cork. The trunks often have a swollen appearance.The branches are thick and wide. It produces large white flowers four to four and three quarter inches wide,and they open at night. The flowers consist of five petals, five sepals, stamens, multiple anthers and styles. They are hairy inside and have a leathery texture. Individual flowers last for a period of about twenty four hours. These pendulous showy flowers are pollinated by fruit bats.The trees are usually encountered as single specimens.

The leaves of this tree only occur for about three months of the year.Each leaf is composed of five leaflets.

The Cultivar--- Adansonia digitata. The cultivars are slow growing semi-evergreen rounded trees reaching a height of fifty feet or so,with a similar spread. They have palmate leaves of five to seven lustrous green leaflets.





The tree produces fragrant,pendent ,log-stalked white flowers with five reflexed petals during the spring. These are followed by edible sausage -shaped brown fruits. These trees require full sun and sharply drained soil,they are frost tender, so not recommended for cold or damp climates.

Adansonia grandidieri

This species often referred to as Grandidier's baobab, is the largest and most famous of Madagascar's six species of Baobabs. It is endemic to Madagascar where it is listed as an endangered species due to agricultural encroachment.It is named after the French Botanist and explorer Alfred Grandidier 1836-1921.

This species has a massive cylindrical trunk which may be up to three metres across. It can also attain the height of up to ninety eight feet. The crown of the tree tends to be flat-topped and the foliage is palmate of a bluish green colour. They also produce white flowers. They are in leaf from October to May and the flowers are produced between May and August. The succeeding fruits are ripe between November and December. The seeds contain a vitamin C. rich pulp which may be eaten in its fresh state.

8 months ago

DNA leads to arrest of Oklahoma man in girl's 1997 kidnapping

Police in Oklahoma have arrested a man in the 1997 abduction of an 8-year-old girl after DNA linked him to her disappearance.

Anthony Palma, 56, of Midwest City, was arrested late Monday at his home. He faces charges of kidnapping and first-degree murder of second-grader Kirsten Hatfield.



Palma lived two doors down from Hatfield and her family when the girl was taken from her room on the night of May 13, 1997. She has never been found and investigators believe she was murdered by her abductor.

"We have worked continuously on this case for 18 years," Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes told reporters Tuesday. "We're emotionally invested in this case."

Palma was questioned about Hatfield's disappearance in 1997 and again this past June. A month later, tests by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation matched Palma's DNA with blood found on the girl's bedroom windowsill and her ripped underwear, which was recovered in the Hatfields' backyard. Police reported the odds of the blood not being Palma's were "one in 293 sextillion."

"We're realizing more and more as technology advances, we see the ability to conduct more sensitive testing," OSBI director Stan Florence told KOKH. He did not elaborate on why tests on the evidence weren't done earlier.

Hatfield's mother, Shannon Hazen, found out about Palma's arrest from The Oklahoman newspaper.

"Oh my goodness," Hazen told a reporter, before yelling, "Yes! Yes! Yes!" and breaking down into sobs.

Palma, who still lives in the same house where he resided at the time of the abduction, was previously jailed for over a year in the mid-1980s in connection with an assault case. In requesting an arrest warrant for him, Midwest City police Detective Darrell Miller wrote "It is likely that Palma has been motivated to stay in the same home to conceal evidence of the crime and/or the location of Kirsten's body."

Police searched Palma's home Monday and Tuesday, and said they hope the arrest will lead to a final determination of exactly what happened to Kirsten Hatfield.

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8 months ago

US home-buying season finally signaling a recovery

WASHINGTON Five years after the U.S. housing bust sent sales and prices plunging, the spring home-buying season is pointing to a long-awaited recovery.



Reduced prices, record-low mortgage rates, higher rents and an improving job market appear to be emboldening many would-be buyers. Open houses are drawing crowds. A wave of foreclosures is leading investors to grab bargain-priced homes.

And many people seem to have concluded that prices won't drop much further. In some areas, prices have begun to tick up.

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8 months ago

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9 months ago

Misery lures opportunists at foreclosure auction | Reuters

RIVERSIDE, California Twice a day, would-be real estate moguls gather on the local courthouse steps for the latest can't-miss opportunity in California's land rush: the foreclosure auction.

Beneath the shade of a magnolia tree, veterans and "newbies" crowd around auctioneer Gary Oberdalhoff as he lists a property whose owners couldn't pay the mortgage, one of thousands to go on the block in this sprawling, arid region 50 miles east of Los Angeles.

"Do I have any opening bids?" Oberdalhoff asks. Several step forward to show him cashier's checks worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the bidding begins.

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10 months ago

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10 months ago

safari Posts - Page 10

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By: Gen Wright | Feb 16th 2010 - Mount Kilimanjaro, being the highest peak, is Africa's most popular mountain. You can trek to the top of Kilimanjaro by all routes. Northern Tanzania also exhibits some of the most magnificent wildlife areas.

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By: Gen Wright | Feb 16th 2010 - Pemba Island is really a paradise for all nature lovers and those who want to escape from modern and busy life. Palm beaches are seductive and even spending your days around them is an amazing experience.

11 months ago

5 Great Ideas Tourist Accommodation in Tanzania



If you've never experienced Africa, you probably do not realize the exciting tourism opportunities there. Eastern part of the continent, a place known as Tanzania. Tanzania is the world's species, which combines African cultural traditions, with breathtaking scenery and sense of adventure you expect from life, waking paradise.

Tanzania has more than just a place. It is a wonder of the world, which will allow you to leave nothing simple life experience that you can set and change your ways you never thought possible.

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