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  • She says the jelly, made from the purplish blooms of the vines, has a sweet, grape-like taste.

    Kudzu-eating bugs: Good news or bad?

  • The big surprise is that it turns out modern penguins have large melanosomes packed into grape-like clusters, unlike those of any other known bird, while the extinct giant penguin's smaller melanosomes resembled those of other birds, Clarke said.

    Inkayacu Paracasensis: Giant 'Water King' Penguin, 5 Feet Tall, Discovered In Peru From 36 Million Years Ago

  • She also grows jaboticaba, whose grape-like fruits make a lovely liqueur.

    One Big Table

  • There were one or two honest bananas and oranges, and some grape-like things, but the others were bulging and blue, mottled, iridescent vermilion and green, and at least seven varieties of red.

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • The perfume has a grape-like aroma, similar to the scent of a blue or purple Iris, and also reminds me of another Asian plant that grows where I live, the Chinese Empress Tree, whose flowers look like upright Wisteria and are very sweetly scented.

    A sense of place: The Richmond fragrances of Modern Atelier

  • Within closed quarters, these grape-like clusters of blue, pink or white flowers may be overbearing, but outdoors in the gardens on the typical chilly spring days, they are green, fresh and beautiful and positively intoxicating.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • A quick google search indicated that kudzu flowers give off a grape-like scent.

    The Afternoon Smelled Like Dimetapp

  • Gideon Spilett was at first surprised at the odor which exhaled from certain plants with straight stalks, round and branchy, bearing grape-like clusters of flowers and very small berries.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Another vine had large grape-like fruits, deliciously tempting and pleasant to the palate; Rod had learned the hard way that they were a powerful purgative.

    Tunnel In The Sky

  • In the very core of the brain, in the part where Des Cartes placed the soul, is a small mineral deposit, consisting, as I have seen it in the microscope, of grape-like masses of crystalline matter.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859

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