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stigma

A negative impression of property because of real or perceived problems.The most common stigma is associated with property that has remained on the market for whatever time period is locally considered “too long.”Potential buyers usually think there must be some problem with the property that they might or might not be able to recognize and economically cure, so they avoid such properties.Another common stigma is a commercial property,usually with a restaurant tenant, that has experienced high turnover.The reason might be that the tenants had insufficient financial resources to survive until the break-even point, but the property soon acquires a stigma as a bad location for restaurants.To some extent,the stigma can become a self-fulfilling prophecy if the community fails to patronize any business at that location because of the stigma.Despite that,there are tremendous opportunities for investors who target stigmatized properties and can successfully overcome the bad reputation.

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The pistil is composed of three parts, the stigma (which receives the pollen), the style (the neck below the stigma) and the carpel (or ovary).
The female part of the flower, the pistil, has 3 main parts--the stigma, the style, and the ovary.
The attempts began with Sir Frederic Madden, the first editor, who was also the first to link the poem with Andrew of Wyntoun's notice of `Huchon of pe Aule Reale', who `made a gret Gest of Arthure / And the Awntyr of Gawane / pe Pistil als of Suet Susane'.
Each floret has all the parts of a full-sized flower; petals, stamens, the male organ, and/or pistil, the female portion which, when fertilized produces a seed.
This recently enacted law now makes it illegal to import or sell any rifle with a pistil grip.
She examines the heart shape of the flower's pistil, what she calls her "Florshach" test, a play on words inspired by the famous psychological "Rorschach" blot test.
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We discussed a bit of science about the center of the flowers as they including stamen, pistil, stigma, sepal and pollen.
While retaining much of Linnaeus's Latin terminology, such as stamina and pistil, Darwin developed a new botanical vernacular (e.
Thus his "cycles of expansion and contraction" account both for the modification of the archetypal leaf (as pistil, stem leaf, calyx, and so forth) and for more contingent phenomena, such as peculiar digressions, eccentric formations such as a perfoliate rose whose blossom is penetrated by its own stem.
Beside a sculpture, I bend to examine a wild-looking cactus with a spectacularly intricate flower--green sepals blown back from an explosion of white petals as delicate as a sea urchin and, at its center, a feathery extrusion of thin yellow pistil and stamens.
In a flower, what is the name of the surface at the top of the pistil that receives the pollen?