Mark from Charlevoix asked about the word anthology. Originally, it was a collection of short but exquisite poems. The conceit was that they were a collection of flowers [ ????? /anthos, flower, + - ????? /logia, collection]. Later, the word was extended to include other genres. The same Greek combining form was used to create a number of words. anthocephalus: having a flower-like head.
A fossil leaf collected on a Virginia canal bank is one of North America's oldest flowering plants, a 120-million-year-old species new to science. The find raises questions about whether pollen evolved along with flowering plants or... Read Post
Jessica and Mark's London wedding was filled with handcrafted decor, including these hanging flower pots made from recycled cans. Read Post
A fossil in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution could represent the oldest flowering plant ever found in North America, researchers say.University of Maryland doctoral student Nathan Jud said was looking at a batch of anci... Read Post