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Joel Roberts Poinsett

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Profession, Physician, Botanist, Politician. Religion, Episcopalian. Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American physician and ... Poinsett arrived in Charleston ...

History & Legends - The Poinsettia Pages - University of Illinois ...

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Montezuma, the last of the Aztec kings, would have poinsettias brought into ... In the 17th century, Juan Balme, a botanist, noted the poinsettia plant in his writings. ... Prescott named the plant the poinsettia in honor of Joel Poinsett's discovery.

The Poinsettia Plant Was Named After Joel Poinsett

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Feb 10, 2011 ... The Poinsettia plant was named after Joel Robert Poinsett, who was an ... much that he sent several back to his home in South Carolina where ...

POINSETT – A REVOLUTIONARY DIPLOMAT

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A period of studying the legal profession also ended prematurely, marking the end of his formal education. So, free at last to give free rein to his wanderlust he ...

Meet Mr Poinsettia (and the other real but forgotten people whose ...

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Dec 15, 2011 ... It's a profession which takes its name from an actor named Thespis, who lived in ... In the early 19th century, his name was taken up by the Luddites — a ... Blooming: The poinsettia is named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, who ...

Genealogy of a Poinsett Family

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Ephraim Poinsett that listed the wrong names for his mother and father, which led me to believe that he was not a .... profession or craft. The French word ... was named after Joel Roberts Poinsett who was Secretary of War around this time. The.

Poinsettias -- Christmas Customs and Traditions -- whychristmas?com

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He was the first Ambassador from the USA to Mexico in 1825. Poinsett had some greenhouses on his plantations in South Carolina, and while visiting the Taco ...

Poinsettia Plants Pose Allergy Risks - tribunedigital-sunsentinel

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Dec 5, 2003 ... Poinsettia can cause severe reactions among people who have latex. ... The poinsettia was named after Joel R. Poinsett, the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico, who took cuttings of it back to his native South Carolina in the 1820s. The Los Angeles ... Latex Allergy A Bane To Medical Profession January 7 ...

This is the diary of a nature lover patterned after the traditional ...

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The lure of the pen enticed Khushwant Slngh (born in 1915) away from his profession of law and diplomacy ... His love and keen observation of nature and landscape .... Christmas tree is the poinsettia which persists through January; it is , as its Latin ...... known as 'Collector Sahib', and the Jehangir, named after the fourth.

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History of the Poinsettia - ProFlowers Blog

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Learn the interesting history behind the poinsettia, and discover how this ... highlands during the very short days of winter and named it “Cuetlaxochitl. ... means beautiful) after noticing not only how vibrant and stunning the plant's ... plant actually pushed its way through the cracks of his greenhouse floor!

Poinsettia Day - History

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What we call the Poinsettia is native to Mexico and was called Cuetlaxochitl by the ... (1480 - 1520, last of the Aztec Kings) adorned his palaces with the plant.

The Legend and History of The Poinsettia - Phoenix Flower Shops

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Poinsett maintained his own hothouses on his Greenville, South Carolina plantations, and while visiting the Taxco area in 1828, he became enchanted by the ...