"This drop in temperature kicks the plant in gear sending signals to it to wipe that chlorophyll away and bring out the xanthophyll causing purple because to the plant the xanthophyll is like it's emergency secondary backup system that provides the about 30% of the plants energy "
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.