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  • Sandy C

    Linnaeus’ Floral clock He observed over a number of years that certain plants constantly opened and closed their flowers at particular times of the day, these times varying from species to species. Hence one could deduce the approximate time of day according to which species had opened or closed their flowers. Arranged in sequence of flowering over the day they constituted a kind of floral clock or horologium florae, in his Philosophia Botanical SUN DIAL This needs to be a sun dial.

  • Age Hill

    Floral or Flower Clock from Philosophia Botanica by Carl Linnaeus, 1751. Linnaeus observed over a number of years that certain plants constantly opened and closed their flowers at particular times of the day, the times varying from species to species. Hence one could deduce the approximate time of day according to which species had opened or closed its flowers. Arranged in sequence of flowering over the day, they constituted a kind of floral clock or horologium florae

  • yvonne williams

    The Linneaus Flower Clock.Linnaeus observed over a number of years that certain plants constantly opened and closed their flowers at particular times of the day, these times varying from species to species. Hence one could deduce the approximate time of day according to which species had opened or closed their flowers. | garden inspiration

  • Cornélie Polderman

    Flowers telling time in the garden Linnaeus’ Floral clock Linnaeus observed over a number of years that certain plants constantly opened and closed their flowers at particular times of the day, these times varying from species to species. Hence one could deduce the approximate time of day according to which species had opened or closed their flowers. a kind of floral clock or horologium florae, as Linnaeus called it .

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