[ UK /flˈɔːɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈfɫɔɹə/ ]
  1. (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
  2. all the plant life in a particular region or period
    the flora of southern California
    Pleistocene vegetation
    the botany of China
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  • After a quarter of an hour, hot buttered toast on a covered hot water plate, with the Staffordshire cottage tea pot in its floral cosy, arrived.
  • Surrounded by cottonwoods and aspens and featuring a wooden footbridge and an abundance of regional flora and foliage, it's a place to meditate, contemplate, and relax.
  • An eye-catching floral tribute to England rugby star Jonny Wilkinson helped Doncaster to shine in this year's Yorkshire in Bloom competition.
  • Tuesday, 19 February 2008 first signs of spring - centre piece of the month february pick whatever flowers you get at the supermarket to make this little basket filled with flowers. ranunculus are my favourites and available all over the place at the moment, so i chose to put them into this flowery centrepiece. the orchid is quite fancy but you just really need one to pimp this up (and it keeps for ever!). a rose or two, some ivy and green leaves from the forest and you are all set. to get started line a basket with some foil and trim on the edges. soak some floral foam in water and place in the basket, when soaked wet (can be really, really wet - it will have to work as a vase to the flowers), eventually cut and trim the floral on the edges, so that it resembles an arch. trim flowers and green leaves and stick into pot. start doing so on the bottom of foam, working upwards until you have an even flowery centrepiece. make sure foam stays moist - adding some water from time to time. Archive 2008-02-01
  • Everywhere one feels the influence of the Mediterranean and particularly on the specific xerophilous flora and fauna of the region.
  • There's more to the field and hedgerow trend than pretty florals. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fracas, that mother of all big floral scents, the strange, kinky Diva Tubereuse Criminelle, and the lustrously beautiful Carnal Flower. Archive 2007-07-01
  • Floral tributes were placed against the garden railings. Times, Sunday Times
  • Designers use floral in monotones with unusual checks and stripes, silky and lustrous finishes, transparence and illusion placements with a hint of skin in the collection.
  • Zilkha did however produce a graceful match of polka dots and floral patterns in drop-waist dresses which will make for a very wearable ensemble when the sun comes back next spring.
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