What is Mimicry in Plants?
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What is Mimicry in Plants?

Mimicry in plants describes when a plant organism has evolved to resemble another organism, increasing its ability to survive and reproduce. These similarities can be physical or chemical. 
Five Beautiful and Deadly Poisonous Flowers
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Five Beautiful and Deadly Poisonous Flowers

We've curated our top five list of poisonous flowers. Read on to learn about these beautiful and deadly specimens and enjoy their stunning illustrations. 
Ornamental Design: What are Cartouches, Roccoco Design and Flourishes?
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Ornamental Design: What are Cartouches, Roccoco Design and Flourishes?

A cartouche is an intricate ornamental frame with a blank centre often flanked by scrolls. Cartouches commonly frame coats of arms, messages and paintings. 
The Origins of Botanical Illustration
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The Origins of Botanical Illustration

Early herbals and pharmacopoeia of many cultures have included the depiction of plants. This was intended to assist the identification of a species, usually with some medicinal purpose. In this article, we'll learn about when the interest in botanical images became widespread, and the unique prespective botanical illustration provides. 
Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily
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Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily

A Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a magnificent carnivorous plant with hinged leaves edged with spikes. The inside of a Venus Flytrap is red and full of sweet and fragrant nectar, enticing flies and small aphids who think they have found a flower.