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Sunday, October 19, 2008

papatya in the spring 2008 on the hill of alanya

papatya, in english is daisy. It is thought that the name "daisy" is a corruption of "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning.
binomial name of papatya is bellis perennis. It is a herbaceous plant with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon-shaped evergreen leaves 2–5 cm long, grows close to ground. The flowerheads are 2–3 cm in diameter, with white ray florets (often tipped red) and yellow disc florets; they are produced on leafless stems 2–10 cm (rarely 15 cm) tall. The lawn daisy is a dicot.

in alanya, there are many papatya grows in the spring. according to local people that we can make tea from papatya. papatya tea can cure some of the illness such as cramp, fever, sinuses, rheumatism, etc

hello from papatya

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