Category Archives: UVIVF

UV-induced visible fluorescence


Whenever my family take Rosie our puppy out for a walk in the neighbourhood, often times they do come across some interesting flowers. Recently on one of these walks, they brought back a small bunch of Forget-me-nots. Interestingly the genus of this flower is Myosotis, which is very similar to the medical term myositis which means inflamed muscles. It is supposedly worn by ladies as a sign of faithfulness and enduring love. Continue reading Forget-me-not