TikTok Videos November 2022

2022.11.02.01  “Persimmon Hills Farm is a pick-ur-own patch for blueberries and blackberries, near Table Lake in SW Missouri. It’s a real farm that grows berries and makes their own jams and syrups, not just a show-place with a few bushes to dress up the scene.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7161580137153121578?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.01  “Some nice plant-based dining options on today’s intro of the fall/winter menu here in Rock Hill (west of downtown St Louis) at Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Place.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162194636067392810?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.02  “At Katie’s in Rock Hill, checking out the new items, filming this just before discovering that Katie herself is here to intro the new items to staff. A nice way to make certain staff know the menu!”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162196787250335019?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.03  “A lot of change at the entry to Missouri Botanical Garden, where even the trees participate by shedding a season’s leaves”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162297477943676203?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.04  “Ginkgos out of step with each other in St. Louis”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162304126691593518?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.05  “Like many public gardens, MO Bot (Missouri Botanical) dedicates the landscape to holiday lights. Each year’s show, Glow, is the name this year, seems determined to out-shine the previous spectacle”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162307229666889002?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.06  “The Climatron is chock full of far-flung Ginger relatives. These plants are often so similar that it’s fairly easy to see how they represent a single lineage. Indeed, what’s curious to me is why they are split into so many families.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162312118891515178?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.07  “Renealmia, a genus of Ginger family plants common to the American tropics”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162313070570769707?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.08  “To me, Costus family members are like Gingers with a twist. We are told these family members differ in their number of sterile staminodia, having 5 as opposed to just 2 or 3. Within the Order, this group is most closely related to the true Gingers.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162318714723945770?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.09  “In another lineage (with Commelina & Tradescantia) these lovely Pollia flowers (there was no sign, so I am truly just guessing this is Pollia) certainly remind me of the triangular 3-petals blossoms of Tradescantia, but the plant bears a faint spiral that hints at the unrelated Costus family. Let me know! If I have misidentified this plant.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162325344815598894?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.10  “A particularly striking Costus relative, Tapienochilos. The generic name references the “low lip” – referring to the short labellum. Some taxonomies include this plant as a true Ginger (Zingiberaceae)


2022.11.04.11  “The Rubiaceous genus Ixora includes over 500 species, a few of which are important tropical garden shrubs (most particularly Ixora coccinea, native to Southern India). But this Madagascan plant, Ixora masoalensis, was recently described 2014) by Petra de Block, and is not common outside its highly-threatened natural habitats in lowland humid forests of NE Madagascar, particularly the Masoala Peninsula, from which the specific epithet is derived.”    https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162334286304070955?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.12  “Two related genera, Crinum & Hymenocallis, uniformly generate spectacular flowers. Here we see a Hymenocallis; the following clip shows a Crinum”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162337412679666990?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.13  “Crinum asiaticum in the MOBot Climatron. This plant is common in Tropical and Subtropical landscapes worldwide, Though commonly cultivated, I’m informed by Wikipedia that the entire plant is toxic”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162344244710001966?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.14  “A chorus of Sobralias show in synchrony in the Climatron. Some of my most magical days while living in Panama involved encounters with 1-day flowerings of these remarkable and lovely orchids”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162373322062318890?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.15  “Aha! It’s Aechmea gamosepala (not “ramosepala”) – which tells us the sepals are united, that is they are joined together. I think I used to know this species name, but the synapses and grey cells are slower, sometimes non-extant”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162377086013885739?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.16  “Spathiphyllum is an icon of interiorscapes. The flowering stem (spadix) is covered with small, perfect (bearing stamens and a pistil) flowers. The white, leafy spathe is inspiration for the common name of Peace Lily”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162382066485873966?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.17  “José Antonio Pavón and Hipólito Ruiz L. (along with Joseph Dombey) made an important plant collecting expedition from Spain to Peru and Chile from 1779-1788, a trip that resulted in a significant early publication of 5 volumes between 1798 and 1802”    https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162385428060900651?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.18  “This epiphytic “corkscrew” Anthurium is native to Central America, from Nicaragua to Panama. It’s every bit as beautiful in the wild as in this cultivated specimen.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162387480078011691?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.19  “Handsome specimens of Quercus palustris (Swamp Oak) in the landscape at Missouri Botanical Gardens.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162390325401619754?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.20  “Steyermark praises this Aster (now Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) in his Missouri flora, recommending its cultivation with the added advice “it favors limey soils””  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162393216719916334?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.04.21  “Missouri Botanical Garden’s new entry creates an informal quad that draws on the architectural history of botanical gardens as related to the evolution of the glasshouse.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7162395972499180843?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.01  “Sometimes you run into unexpectedly nice plant specimens, especially when they’ve simply been left alone to mature. These two weeping Ilex vomitoria would command quite a ransom in a container nursery.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165527889457204523?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.02  “Following a trail in the Florida State Park near sunset on Saint George Island, headed to check out some populations of Autumn’s gold-flowered Woody Goldenrod, Chrysoma pauciflosculosa.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165649757354855722?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.03  “Peak flowering for a glory of the hind dunes, Chrysoma pauciflosculosa. This daisy might have just a few florets per head, but it makes generous panicles rich with those flowering heads.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165659123944557866?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.04  “Solidago stricta is coming into fruit throughout the Florida Panhandle. This Goldenrod is typically wand-like, with flowering (and therefore fruiting) heads appearing somewhat “secund” – which means the flowers form a line along one side of the stem – like bristles of a brush or teeth of a comb”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165663710533520683?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.05  “Just now, in mid-November, it’s so obvious that Baccharis is so widely present because the massive seed crop is beautifully dispersed. Each flower generates a 1-seeded fruit (all daisies make this kind of fruit, termed an “achene”) that has a parachute-capable pappus – a whorled plume that allows the fruit to take to the breezes.”    https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165685032852426027?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.06  “Thinking about Grasses and their harnessing of wind for both pollination and seed dispersal, you have be impressed at the level of productivity achieved. But watching videos of recent hurricanes, one has to note that the palms are the last trees to suffer (yes, I recognize large palms as trees)”    https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165688194321763627?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.07  “Some fairly brazen speculation about flowering of Conradina canescens here in the Florida Panhandle. What a fine plant; what a tough little plant!”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165689853005335851?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.08  “Ceratiola – what a great plant! If you know any solid publications on life history of Ceratiola, let me know! I really hope to learn more about them. They are dioecious, and are considered allelopathic. But I haven’t encountered good diagrams of floral and fruit structure.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165692179858394410?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.09  “Interesting to me that three of the largest families of flowering plants (the grasses, the asters, and the orchids) rely heavily on wind dispersal of seed. Of course there are many grains and asters harvested and dispersed by animals. I know from personal experience that using unsterilized, uncomposted cow manure is asking for a weed bomb.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165695072518901035?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.13.10  “Enjoying Chrysoma in the gloaming. What a remarkable plant that crests these ancient hind dunes.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7165696836689235243?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.01  “The taxonomists have “subsumed” Rosemary into Salvia (as Salvia rosemarinus), a group of mints with flowers that have two stamens. Some of us more ancient folk will have learned this plant as Rosmarinus officinalis.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166339316367510830?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.02  “While others are focusing on premature decorating for Christmas, I’m still charmed by the possibilities of winter annuals.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166340685413502254?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.03  “Gaze with awe at this heirloom Shanghai Green Bok Choy in a show pot at Tallahassee Nurseries”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166361533780364586?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.04  “Back to the conundrum of Petunia versus Callibrachoa. Wikipedia informs us thwarted are chromosomal differences that correlate to morphological distinctions, but I need further guidance.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166369112099228974?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.05  “Lots to relate about Dianthus, a term applied to these plants from antiquity, meaning “god’s flowers” ( referencing Zeus). One species of Dianthus the Carnation, D. caryophyllus) which bears the distinctive clove-aroma to its flowers, sets etymological speculators adrift. Does carnation refer to flesh-colored flowers, or “coronation”, due to the use of Dianthus in ceremonies?”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166375541694663978?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.06  “Strawberries are rife with botanical lessons. When the Blackberries flower, we can compare the two similar blossoms and their fruiting structures to secure understanding of these crazy members of the Rose family”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166379428992421166?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.07  “The time has come,’ the Walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax — Of cabbages — and kings — And why the sea is boiling hot — And whether pigs have wings.’”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166381740016110894?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.08  “For some seasonal drama in your plantings, find a place with beautifully rich garden soil for these Japanese mustards“  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166383034957155627?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.09  “Stopping by Maclay Gardens (Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park) in Tallahassee, to enjoy the beautiful weather and check out the Camellias.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166387172021390635?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.10  “Sasanqua camellias are still flowering, but in some instances we already see the production of fruit.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166392227789294891?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.11  “An early Camellia selection, ‘Alba Plena’ (the English name dates from 1797) produces “formal double” flowers, telling us the flowers are sterile, making neither anthers nor pistils”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166394456634166570?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.12  “Added note: turns out mature specimens of Camellia ‘Alba Plena’ are planted in a row at Maclay Gardens”   Added note: turns out mature specimens of Camellia ‘Alba Plena’ are planted in a row at Maclay Gardens

2022.11.15.13  “People who work with Chocolate will want to keep access to Camellia leaves, which are brilliant as molds for making perfect chocolate decorations. Coat the lower surface with tempered chocolate. Once removed, they’ll show a patterned top with perfect shape”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166398012007189802?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.14  “The Maclay walled garden includes dedicatory plaques recognizing the historic gift of property and landscape to the state of Florida. Maclay called the estate Killearn Plantation, a name borrowed from his great grandfather’s birthplace in Scotland”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166401951578639659?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.15  “Reflections! Drawn by turtles sunning on the pond margin, I was gifted with a magical mirroring of surrounding vegetation.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7166404569541430570?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.15.16  “Quercus laurifolia, perhaps? The nearly spherical acorns match images in the ISB Atlas, and branching structure seems more upright than neighboring trees of Quercus virginiana. Let me know.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7167880433735093550?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.19.01  “Fecund Longleaf Pine in Apalachicola National Forest just south of Tallahassee – by fecund, I’m serious. These young trees are laden with mature, open cones”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7167893337905679658?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.19.02  “I see the Florida Plant Atlas sinks this form into the concept of Nyssa biflora, but one wonders if anyone has grown seedlings of the smaller form to determine more about the nature of that plant as compared to the more tree-like phenotypes”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7167902968400907566?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.19.02  “Whoa!!! Checking the Plant Atlas, this yellow-berries compact shrub matches the plant recognized previously as Ilex myrtifolia, but now subsumed as a variety of Ilex cassine. That seems way off to me. The two plants are so very different, and occur together in our area. Ilex cassine is a large, open shrub with leaves that are several times the size of those on the more compact Ilex myrtifolia. Minimally, “myrtifolia” should be recognized at the subspecies level”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7167911712199527726?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.19.04  “Flowering spotily along wet margins throughout the area, this Bidens keys out as B. mitis, and can be identified by its yellow ray flowers, the pale, pink-spotted inner involucral bracts erupting inside the green, somewhat spatulate to obovate, non-foliaceous outer series. The term “mitis” can imply “soft” or “unarmed”, or even simply “green” – so it is not simple to understand why this epithet was applied.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7167921290093841706?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.24.01  “Crossing the causeway over Apalachicola Bay, gifted (as is so often the car) with a beautiful sunset.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7169626235679608106?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.24.02  “Christia obcordata carries many common names, all of which refer to the butterfly-like appearance of the leaflets. The specific epithet “obcordata” suggests a reverse heart shape, but I wish Jean Louis Marie Poiret had gone for something like “obtriangulata” – not as romantic as obcordata, but a better descriptor”    https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7169633152627936554?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.26.01  “Fanning Springs State Park – the Manatee is at the top of the screen. Because of the glare, I couldn’t see it while filming”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170490362178358571?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.26.02  “Beautifully clear, naturally-filtered water flowing from Fanning Springs, at Old Town, Florida – way, way down along the Suwannee River”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170497216774311214?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.26.03  “An enormous Bald Cypress at Fanning Springs”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170498176028249387?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.26.04  “The boardwalk at Fanning Springs State Park – a lovely, short stroll.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170499829464878379?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.26.05  “Oak-leaf hydrangea is tardily deciduous here at Fanning Springs, half-way down the Florida peninsula.”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170501452291394858?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.01  “Actually in the city of Largo, Florida BG is part of the Pinellas County parks system, and can be visited at the north end of Walsingham Park. It would be a great place to enjoy a stroll while learning the names of plants you will see in the area.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170754693235330347?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.02  “Ampelaster Caroliniana (née Symphyotrichum carolinianum) exhuberantly conquers an arbor near the entry of Florida BG in Pinellas County. “Ampelos” is Greek for vining, though you might say this plant has a “clambering” habit”  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170791851442801966?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.02  “Turns out this construction will create a new Discovery Garden at Florida BG”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170793116197342507?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.04  “A grand vista loaded with Nuphar at Florida BG”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170795098576407854?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.05  “The Florida BG Vinery! Note the “Cydista” is now called Mansoa alliacea. The vinery is a nice answer for botanical landscapes, which often lack great and multitudinous structures to showcase great vines.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170796416208702766?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.06  “Juanulloa was coined by combining the family names of botanists George Juan & Antonio Ulloa. It’s tubular flowers remind me of those produced by shrubby plants of Iochroma, another member of the Solanaceae”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170804712877477163?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.07  “I’m told this nicely developed plant of Strobilanthes cucia will die after flowering and fruiting, but it does make quite a show in the meantime. Cucia means slightly hairy. This plant was cultivated historically for an indigo-like dye”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170807520771050798?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.27.08  “Examining a nice plant of Barbados Cherry – Malpighia emarginata. Though not a Cherry (in the Rose family), these plants are at least distantly related, in the same Clade as the roses. Linnaeus coined the genus honoring Italian Botanist Marcello Malpighi”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7170810358683356462?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.01  “Stepping into the main plaza in Cozumel – checking out an indomitable Ficus constantly rooting in a raised planter”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171515723200613678?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.02  “Remnants of the great white flood, well-kept in Cozumel.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171546169967971627?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.03  “Hanging out with Coconut Palms at a beach hideaway in Cozumel”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171547978216312107?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.04  “Back in 1787, Italian botanist Vincenzo Petagna encountered plants of this group in the garden of the Prince of San Severo, and gave the group the name Sanseverinia, a genus listed as Sansevieria by Thunberg just a few years later. The Thunberg version is “conserved”, with Thunberg as the author.”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171552847539244334?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.05  “A taste of the local tequila tour at the Tequila museum in El Cedral, far from The site of production in Jalisco”   https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171557105936207150?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

2022.11.29.06   “Murals depicting historical processes of harvesting & production at the Tequila Museum in El Cedrela, Cozumel, MX.”  

2022.11.29.07  “Taste testing with Ronaldo (I think that’s his name). Regardless, he did a great job of presenting and explaining. The 12-year old tequila was incredibly smooth, and you could follow his advice to “drink it like water.” He advises the particularly nice selections are for three friends: “me, myself, and I””  https://www.tiktok.com/@botanyincontext/video/7171561838449118506?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6983645829257020934

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