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flora

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Definition all the plant life in a particular region or period
  • flora and fauna of the region
  • He studied the flora of southern California.
  • Also a few pages might have been given up profitably to the consideration of the indigenous flora and fauna of Kukuanaland.
    Haggard, Rider H.  --  King Solomon's Mines
  • The Flora of the Galapagos Archipelago is the subject of a separate memoir by him, in the 'Linnean Transactions'.
    Darwin, Charles  --  The Voyage of the Beagle
  • And it draws the connection between a minor destabilization in seasonal flora and the insignificant destruction of a black girl.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • A member of the aristocracy; Lady Flora, Lady Felicia—something of that sort.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Flora Thompson, Lark Rise
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down
  • A member of the aristocracy; Lady Flora, Lady Felicia—something of that sort.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • ] [Footnote 497: "Wreaths" and "Flora's Chaplets."
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • floras and Hobber had no part of this, did they?
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • And could such a selection over a very long period of time create new species of flora and fauna?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • Where did they get off with this flora elegance?
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • By the bye, Flora Ross was dying for Henry the first winter she came out.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • That Miss Flora Millar, the lady who had caused the disturbance, has actually been arrested.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The leading members of ToHMAS were mostly women, among them Esme, Cha Cha, Amelia, Yvonne, and Flora.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Huge papier-maché flora hung in varying shades of green splendor among sequin-dusted branches and rocks.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • I want to avenge Rebecca and Flora MacIvor and Minna, and all the rest of the dark unhappy ones.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • I am not speaking of transplanted Terran flora and fauna — our stuff moves in and brushes the native stuff aside.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • "Astonishing, magnificent, splendid!" cried my uncle; "here we have before us the whole flora of the second period of the world, that of transition.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "I was Flora Hernandez," she said.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones

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