/ (ˈflɒrjʊlə) /
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noun plural -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules
the flora of a small single environment
a fossil flower found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for florula
C19: flora + -ule
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Godron's 'Florula Juvenalis,' which gives an interesting account of plants introduced in imported wool.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin