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22nd Apr '17 11:28:55 PM PaulA
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* In ''Literature/TheSecretGarden'' musical, Colin's mother Lily has a duet at the start of act two (as part of a quartet) with her sister, Rose.

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* In ''Literature/TheSecretGarden'' ''Theatre/TheSecretGarden'' musical, Colin's mother Lily has a duet at the start of act two (as part of a quartet) with her sister, Rose.
12th Mar '17 8:39:09 PM Malady
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* ''VideoGame/AVeryLongRopeToTheTopOfTheSky'': [[FamilyThemeNaming Ivy, Mint, and their mother, Rose]] are all named after plants. Lampshaded in Rose's soul tear, where Claire jokes that Rose always has her mind on the garden.

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* ''VideoGame/AVeryLongRopeToTheTopOfTheSky'': [[FamilyThemeNaming Ivy, Mint, and their mother, Rose]] are all named after plants. Lampshaded in Rose's soul tear, where Claire [[spoiler:Claire]] jokes that Rose always has her mind on the garden.
12th Mar '17 8:30:39 PM Malady
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* ''Literature/TheBlissBakery'': [[FamilyThemeNaming Rosemary, her brother Thyme, and their Aunt Lily]] are all named after plants, and Rosemary, Thyme are also both plants used as seasoning.


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* ''VideoGame/AVeryLongRopeToTheTopOfTheSky'': [[FamilyThemeNaming Ivy, Mint, and their mother, Rose]] are all named after plants. Lampshaded in Rose's soul tear, where Claire jokes that Rose always has her mind on the garden.
12th Mar '17 6:07:16 AM anza_sb
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* In ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'', the denizens of the Flower Kingdom are all named after flowers, as per the series' tradition of ThemeNaming its characters based on the kingdoms they live in.
18th Feb '17 7:24:45 AM Synchronicity
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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'': Besides Prof. Kukui there's also [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandanus_tectorius Hala]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus_tilliaceus Hau]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosopis_pallida Kiawe]] (though in Japanese his name is Kaki (Japanese persimmon)), Suiren (Japanese for water lily, renamed "Lana" (Hawaiian for afloat) in English), Mao (Hawaiian cotton (renamed "Mallow" in English)), Māmane (Hawaiian for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophora_chrysophylla Sophora chrysophylla]], renamed [[OddNameOut "Sophocles"]] in English), and Lillie ([[BoringButPractical just lily]]).

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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'': Besides Prof. Kukui Kukui, all the trial captains' and kahunas' names reference flowering plants in some way. For example, there's also [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandanus_tectorius Hala]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus_tilliaceus Hau]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosopis_pallida Kiawe]] (though in Japanese his name is Kaki (Japanese persimmon)), Suiren (Japanese for water lily, renamed "Lana" (Hawaiian in English[[note]]derived from the Hawaiian term for afloat) in English), water lily, ''lilia-lana-i-ka-wai'' also the word for "afloat"[[/note]], Mao (Hawaiian cotton (renamed "Mallow" in English)), English[[note]]The common name of many flowering plants[[/note]])), Māmane (Hawaiian for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophora_chrysophylla Sophora chrysophylla]], renamed [[OddNameOut "Sophocles"]] in English), and Lillie ([[BoringButPractical just lily]]).
12th Feb '17 11:13:57 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* The "[[https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/professor-ash-pok%C3%A9mon-snippet-compilation.389744/ Professor Ash]]" snippet series continues the theme of Pokémon Professors being named after trees, since Ash is also a kind of tree.
12th Oct '16 9:24:08 PM Gamermaster
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* Two of the customers in ''VideoGame/StyleTrendsetters'' are [[TwinThemeNaming twin sisters]] named Violet and Rose.

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* Two of the customers in ''VideoGame/StyleTrendsetters'' are [[TwinThemeNaming [[ThemeTwinNaming twin sisters]] named Violet and Rose.
12th Oct '16 9:23:33 PM Gamermaster
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* Two of the customers in ''VideoGame/Style Trendsetters'' are [[TwinThemeNaming twin sisters]] named Violet and Rose.

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* Two of the customers in ''VideoGame/Style Trendsetters'' ''VideoGame/StyleTrendsetters'' are [[TwinThemeNaming twin sisters]] named Violet and Rose.
16th Aug '16 7:41:07 PM PaulA
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* In the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' novel ''Mirror Dance'', the women of the Durona group are all named after plants because their clone mother is named Lily. The men have avian-themed names, instead.

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* In the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' novel ''Mirror Dance'', ''Literature/MirrorDance'', the women of the Durona group are all named after plants because their clone mother is named Lily. The men have avian-themed names, instead.
3rd Aug '16 3:18:51 AM Lanthorn
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** Most of the characters keep their puns in English or use altered versions. They are just harder to find. For example, Cand'''ice''', '''Ri'''ley, '''Thor(n)'''ton, '''Palm''er, and so on.

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** Most of the characters keep their puns in English or use altered versions. They are just harder to find. For example, Cand'''ice''', '''Ri'''ley, '''R(ye)'''iley, '''Thor(n)'''ton, '''Palm''er, '''Palm'''er, and so on.


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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'': Besides Prof. Kukui there's also [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandanus_tectorius Hala]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus_tilliaceus Hau]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosopis_pallida Kiawe]] (though in Japanese his name is Kaki (Japanese persimmon)), Suiren (Japanese for water lily, renamed "Lana" (Hawaiian for afloat) in English), Mao (Hawaiian cotton (renamed "Mallow" in English)), Māmane (Hawaiian for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophora_chrysophylla Sophora chrysophylla]], renamed [[OddNameOut "Sophocles"]] in English), and Lillie ([[BoringButPractical just lily]]).
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