Ludwigia octovalvis is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the common name Mexican primrose-willow. Its native distribution is unclear, but can be found in Central America, South-East Asia, the Middle East, the Central-West African regions and spreads to become naturalized, it is cultivated as an aquatic plant. The plant is known for its anti-ageing properties; the species is sometimes regarded as an invasive species and is classified by IUCN as of Least Concern with stable populations. An adult plant is able to grow taller, it spreads to form mats on the mud, rooting at nodes in contact with the substrate, or floats ascending in the water. Its flowers are yellow in appearance, they are made up of red stems. They yield small capsular fruits containing many minute seeds. Australian Tropical Rainforess Plants: Ludwigia octovalvis Discover Nature: Ludwigia octovalvis Lin, WS. "The anti-aging effects of Ludwigia octovalvis on Drosophila melanogaster and SAMP8 mice". Age.
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Aleida March Torres was Ernesto "Che" Guevara's second wife, a member of Castro's Cuban army. Aleida March was an active combatant in Che Guevara's Lightning Campaign in December 1958, she was present at the battle for Las Villas in which Column 8 of the 26th of July Movement was ordered by Fidel Castro to paralyze the occupying military forces of President Fulgencio Batista in the province. Her marriage with Che Guevara is reported to have happened both on 23 March 1959 and 2 June 1959, after his divorce from Hilda Gadea. A civil ceremony was held at La Cabaña military fortress. After the 2 June marriage and Aleida went to Tarara, a seaside resort town 20 kilometers from Havana for their honeymoon; the couple had four children together: Aleida, Camilo and Ernesto. She is the author of the book Evocation, about her falling in love with and marrying Che Guevara, raising their four children after his death, she wrote Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara, published in 2012. "We had some most enjoyable times within the maelstrom of the war, those moments brought us all closer together.
They helped us get to know each other as we were. Some of us were naive, others clever. We took every chance to have fun. I remember Che wrote:'At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love, it is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.'"In the 2008 biopic Che, she was portrayed by Catalina Sandino Moreno, while in the 2005 biopic Che Guevara, she was portrayed by Paula Garcés. Castaneda, The Life and Death of Che Guevara: Companero, New York: Vintage Books ISBN 0-679-75940-9 Che Guevara Studies Center
Wabanquot, Wah-bon-ah-quot, Wau-bon-a-quat or Wa-bon-o-quot was an Ojibwa chief. Wabanquot was born at Gull Lake, around 1830, he succeeded to the office of chief of the Ojibwa at the death of his father, one of the principal chiefs for the Gull Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa. After the Dakota War of 1862, the Gull Lake Band was removed to the Leech Lake area. There, Wabanquot was considered by many to be the principal chief of the removed Mississippi bands of Chippewa, he was a signatory to the Treaty of Washington, in which on June 14, 1868, he led his band to the White Earth Indian Reservation, where he lived until his death 30 years later. Upon his supposed conversion to Christianity sometime in the 1870s, he adopted the name D. G. Wright after an Episcopalian benefactor, but he used his English name. — Wabanquot, 1874, in asking about a clergyman, an Indian Agent, who took property away from Indians without consent or consultation. Chief White Cloud State Monument, in Becker County, in Calvary Catholic Cemetery of the St. Benedict's Mission, a mile south of White Earth, honoring Chippewa Chief White Cloud, was established in 1909.
The monument inscription says:The United States Navy tug USS Wabanquot, in service from 1945 to 1976, was named for him. Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships Wabanquot Treaty of Washington This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships