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foliage Sentence Examples

  • There is beautiful foliage and stunning children everywhere.

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  • With advancing age its foliage becomes of a dark, almost black hue.

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  • The heat of the sun had withered the cut foliage and it was unsightly.

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  • He looked at the row of birches shining in the sunshine, with their motionless green and yellow foliage and white bark.

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  • The enamelled decoration on the lamps is restricted to lettering, scrolls and conventional foliage; on other objects figure-subjects of all descriptions are freely used.

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  • What makes this sand foliage remarkable is its springing into existence thus suddenly.

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  • But when it grows in dense woods, where the lower branches decay and drop off early, only a small head of foliage remaining at the tapering summit, its stem, though frequently of great height, is rarely more than 11 or 2 ft.

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  • After the fruit has set, the foliage should be refreshed and cleansed by the daily use of the syringe or garden engine.

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  • Giovanni Evangelista at the Frari, with its fore-court and screen adorned by pilasters delicately decorated with foliage in low relief, and its noble staircase whose double flights unite on a landing under a shallow cupola.

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  • The flat leaves are arranged in two regular, distinct rows; they are deep green above, but beneath have two broad white lines, which, as the foliage in large trees has a tendency to curl upwards, give it a silvery appearance from below.

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  • Some very curious details are observable in these cases of malformation, For instance, the Aecidium eta/mum first referred to causes the new shoots to differ in direction, duration and arrangement, and even shape of foliage leaves from the normal; and the shoots of Euphorbia infected with the aecidia of Uromyces Pisi depart so much from the normal in appearance that the attacked plants have been taken for a different species.

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  • The outer coat was then removed from that portion which was to constitute the ground, leaving the white for the figures, foliage or other ornamentation; these were then sculptured by means of the gem-engraver's tools.

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  • - (Residence at the Court of London, p. 286.) Bentham's love of flowers and music, of green foliage and shaded walks, comes clearly out in this pleasant picture of his home life and social surroundings.

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  • The sloth (Bradypus) is an arboreal animal which feeds almost exclusively on the foliage of the Cecropias.

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  • On the Swiss Alps it is one of the most prevalent and striking of the forest trees, its dark evergreen foliage often standing out in strong contrast to the snowy ridges and glaciers beyond.

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  • The old oak, quite transfigured, spreading out a canopy of sappy dark-green foliage, stood rapt and slightly trembling in the rays of the evening sun.

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  • From its rugged silvery bark and dark-green foliage, it is a handsome tree, quite hardy in Cornwall and Devonshire, where it has grown to a large size.

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  • It was formerly supposed that this custom was peculiar to a single species, which was called the "gossamer" spider from the fact that the floating webs, when brought to the earth by rain or intercepted by bushes and trees, coat the foliage or grass with a sheeting of gossamer-like silk; but the habit is now known to be practised by the newly-hatched young of a great variety of species belonging to several distinct families.

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  • There are several species of palms, flowering trees, trees with beautifully coloured foliage, tree ferns, resinous trees and trees bearing tropical fruits.

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  • There are several species of palms, flowering trees, trees with beautifully coloured foliage, tree ferns, resinous trees and trees bearing tropical fruits.

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  • The restaurant was close by, so the ride there consisted of small talk about the weather, when peak foliage would be, and how much they both loved New England.

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  • Sculptured ornamentation, flowing scrollwork of semi-conventional foliage mingled with grotesque animals, birds or dragons, is freely applied to arches and string courses.

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  • The white spruce (Picea alba), sometimes met with in English plantations, is a tree of lighter growth than the black spruce, the branches being more widely apart; the foliage is of a light glaucous green; the small light-brown cones are more slender and tapering than in P. nigra, and the scales have even edges.

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  • These bodies, known technically as chioroplaIts, are found embedded in the protoplasm of the cells of the mesophyll of foliage leaves, of certain of the cells of some of the leaves of the flower, and of the cortex of the young twigs and petioles.

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  • The oak in Europe is liable to injury from a great variety of insect enemies: the young wood is attacked by the larvae of the small stag-beetle and several other Coleoptera, and those of the wood-leopard moth, goat moth and other Lepidoptera feed upon it occasionally; the foliage is devoured by innumerable larvae; indeed, it has been stated that half the plant-eating insects of England prey more or less upon the oak, and in some seasons it is difficult to find a leaf perfectly free from their depredations.

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  • The absence of the ordinary bright green colours of vegetation is another peculiarity of this flora, almost all the plants having glaucous or whitened stems. Foliage is reduced to a minimum, the moisture of the plant being stored up in massive or fleshy stems against the long-continued drought.

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  • As a picturesque tree, for park and ornamental plantation, it is among the best of the conifers, its colour and form contrasting yet harmonizing with the olive green and rounded outline of oaks and beeches, or with the red trunk and glaucous foliage of the pine.

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  • The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy rupture, for a quarter of a mile on one or both sides, the produce of one spring day.

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  • For currants and raisins, both produced by varieties of the grape-vine, see the respective articles.] Apart from their economic value, vines are often cultivated for purely ornamental purposes, owing to the elegance of their foliage, the rich coloration they assume, the shade they afford, and their hardihood.

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  • l', 1", Foliage leaves.

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  • The Vertebrata come within the scope of our subject, chiefly as destructive agents which cause wounds or devour young shoots and foliage, &c. Rabbits and other burrowing animals injure roots, squirrels and birds snip off buds, horned cattle strip off bark, and so forth.

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  • The foliage in some of the numerous varieties is almost evergreen, and in Britain is retained long after the autumnal withering.

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  • Both these oaks grow well in British plantations, where their bright autumn foliage, though seldom so decided in tint as in their native woods, gives them a certain picturesque value.

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  • high; the ornament consists mainly of a most beautiful band of foliage, chiefly of the vine, with bunches of grapes; the ground is blue and the ornaments white; it was found at Pompeii in the house of the faun.

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  • This layer he believes specially characteristic of arid dusty regions, while comparatively non-existent in moist climates or where foliage is luxuriant.

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  • The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.

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  • In the woods of Oregon, from the Columbia river southwards, an oak is found bearing some resemblance to the British oak in foliage and in its thick trunk and widely-spreading boughs, but the bark is white as in Q.

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  • The tree has a remarkable appearance, due to shedding its primary branches for about five-sixths of its height and replacing them by a small bushy growth, the whole resembling a tall column crowned with foliage, suggesting to its discoverer, Captain Cook, a tall column of basalt.

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  • It should be remembered that a single complete defoliation of a herbaceous annual may so incapacitate the assimilation that no stores are available for seeds, tubers, &c., for another year, or at most so little that feeble plants only come up. In the case of a tree matters run somewhat differently; most large trees in full foliage have far more assimilatory surface than is immediately necessary, and if the injury is confined to a single year it may be a small event in the life of the tree, but if repeated the cambium, bud-stores and fruiting may all suffer.

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  • The fresh branches, with their thick mat of foliage, are useful to the gardener for sheltering wall-fruit in the spring.

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  • The stout horizontally spreading branches give a cedar-like appearance; the foliage is light and feathery; the leaves and the slender shoots which bear them fall in the autumn.

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  • high, with a rounded head of foliage, and greyish-green 3 to 7-lobed palmate leaves, somewhat resembling the leaves of the castor-oil plant in shape and size.

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  • The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.

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  • The appearance of the tree - the bark, the foliage, the flowers - is, however, usually quite characteristic in the two species.

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  • Helophytes.These are marsh plants which normally have ii, leir roots in soaking soil but whose branches and foliage are more less aerial.

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  • Sudden variations in the amount of water supplied are injurious: a sandy soil cannot retain water; on the other hand a clay soil often maintains too great a supply, and rank growth with excess of foliage ensues.

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  • He also made with great taste and skill large lustres and mirrors with frames of glass ornamented either in intaglio or with foliage of various colours.

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  • balsamea), a small tree resembling the last species in foliage, furnishes the "Canada balsam"; it abounds in Quebec and the adjacent provinces.

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  • A variety with lighter foliage and reddish bark is common in Newfoundland and some districts on the mainland adjacent.

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  • Don't miss a walk around the museum's lovely grounds, especially in the fall when the fall foliage is in full color.

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  • The foliage in all cases is handsome.

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  • The season opens in summer and lasts until fall, when the brilliant fall foliage brings one last round of visitors.

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  • In the dry, saline regions of the west and north-west, where the rainfall is slight, there are large thickets of low-growing, thorny bushes, poor in foliage.

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  • wireworms), and so maim the plant that its foliage suffers from want of water and assimilation is diminished, or actual withering follows.

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  • Brilliantly colored spots and patches follow the action of acid fumes on the vegetation near towns and factories, and such particoloured leaves often present striking resemblance to autumn foliage.

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  • The country is exceedingly rich in Aroids, many of which are epiphytic, festooning the trunks of tall trees with a magnificent drapery of abundant foliage.

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  • Under favourable conditions of growth it is a lofty tree, with a nearly straight, tapering trunk, throwing out in somewhat irregular whorls its widespreading branches, densely clothed with dark, clear green foliage.

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  • Spruce Fir (Picea excelsa B, Cone and foliage.

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  • C, Cone, seed and foliage.

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  • D, Cone, seed and foliage.

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  • B, Fruit and foliage.

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  • D, Seed and foliage.

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  • The termites, or " white ants," are exceptionally destructive because of their habit of tunnelling through the softer woods of habitations and furniture, while some species of ants, like the sadba, are equally destructive to plantations because of the rapidity with which they strip a tree of its foliage.

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  • A large number of horticultural varieties have been developed by hybridization, some of which have a variegated foliage.

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  • Foliage, tendril and inflorescence, reduced.

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  • A moist growing atmosphere is necessary both for the swelling fruit and for maintaining the health of the foliage.

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  • The leaf directly opposite the bunch must in all cases be preserved, and the young shoot is to be topped at one or two joints beyond the incipient fruit, the latter distance being preferable if there is plenty of room for the foliage to expand; the lateral shoots, which will push out after the topping, must be again topped above their first or second joints.

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  • The sap is collected in spring, just before the foliage develops, and is procured by making a notch or boring a hole in the stem of the tree about 3 ft.

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  • The branchlets of the cedar take the same direction as the branches, and the foliage is very dense.

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  • The foliage is of a paler green, the leaves are slender and longer, and the twigs are thinner than those of C. Libani.

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  • A great mass of pale-green foliage is usually composed of the algarrobo trees, while the course of the river is marked by lines or groups of palms, by fine old willows (Salix humboldtiana), fruit-gardens, and fields of cotton, Indian corn, sugar-cane and alfalfa (lucerne).

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  • cap. 5) we find the correlated problem of the image of the sun passing through a quadrilateral aperture always appearing round, and he further notes the lunated image of the eclipsed sun projected in the same way through the interstices of foliage or lattice-work.

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  • in height, and have grassy foliage and yellow or white flowers.

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  • The eastern portion of the vaulting, including the choir and one bay of the nave, has the older and simpler decorations; the rest of the nave has more elaborate painted ornament - foliage mixed with figures of Dominican saints, executed in the 15th century.

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  • semicircular and rest on round columns and capitals, richly carved with grotesque figures and foliage.

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  • Nowhere is the region of eternal snow reached, and masses of foliage enhance the gentle aspect of the scenery and glorify it in autumn with tints of striking brilliancy.

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  • The spectacles most admired by all classes are the tints of the foliage in autumn andthegloryof flowering trees in the spring.

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  • A species of weeping maple (shidare-momiji) dresses itself in peachy-red foliage and is trained into many picturesque shapes, though not without detriment to its longevity.

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  • Forests of cherry-trees, plumtrees, magnolia trees, or hiyaku-jikko (Lagerstroemia indica), banks of azalea, clumps of hydrangea, groups of camelliasuch have their permanent places and their foliage adds notes of color when their flowers have fallen.

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  • It is nothing to a Japanese that a vase should be covered with profuse decoration of flowers and foliage: he requires that every blossom and every leaf shall be instinct with vitality, and the comparative costliness of fine workmanship does not influence his choice.

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  • Kawanabe ItchO is celebrated for his representations of flowers and foliage, and Morishita Morihachi and Asano Saburo (of Kaga) are admirable in all styles, but especially, perhaps, in the charming variety called togi-dashi (ground down), which is pre-eminent for its satin-like texture and for the atmosphere of dreamy softness that pervades the decoration.

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  • He takes for subject a landscape, a seascape, a battle-scene, flowers, foliage, birds, fishes, insectsin short, anything.

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  • The intermediate tract is a region of rich cultivation, dotted with great banyan trees, thickets of bamboos, exquisite palm foliage and mango groves.

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  • Andersson says that he has rarely seen two specimens of this species which were alike in the collective characters offered by the stature, foliage and catkins.

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  • The horse-drawn hoe is steered by means of handles in the rear, but its successful working depends on accurate drilling of the seed, because unless the rows are parallel the roots of the plants are liable to be cut and the foliage injured.

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  • To the north-east of the Fort is the Lake, a ramifying sheet of fresh water, which adds greatly to the beauty of the site of Colombo, its banks being clothed with luxuriant foliage and flowers.

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  • If the fungus appears on the foliage spray with potassium sulphide solution (2 oz.

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  • Uromyces Erythronii, a rust, sometimes causes considerable injury to the foliage of species of Lilium and other bulbous plants, forming large discoloured blotches on the leaves.

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  • The flora is estimated to include 15% of ferns, but they form only the most important group among many plants of beautiful foliage, such as draceanas and crotons.

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  • The arboreal life of the tropical forests has developed the treeclimbing habit among snakes as well as among frogs and toads, and also the habit of mimicry, their colour being in harmony with the foliage or bark of the trees which form their " hunting-grounds."

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  • This, however, did not represent any definite rule; and the orphreys of chasubles were decorated with a great variety of pictorial subjects, scriptural or drawn from the stories of the saints, while the rest of the vestment was either left plain or, if embroidered, most usually decorated with arabesque patterns of foliage or animals.

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  • sempervirens, but when old the outline of the head becomes cylindrical, with short branches sparsely clad with foliage sprays.

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  • Gigantic as these trees are and imposing from their vast columnar trunks, they have little beauty, owing to the scanty foliage of the short rounded boughs; some of the trees stand very close together; they are said to be about four hundred in number.

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  • The marble caps are each richly carved with figures and foliage executed with great skill and wonderful fertility of invention - no two being alike.

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  • The foliage may be eaten down by sheep early in autumn, without injuring it for the production of a crop of seed.

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  • When standing in an open space, the larch grows of a nearly conical shape, with the lower branches almost reaching the ground, while those above gradually diminish in length towards the top of the trunk, presenting a very symmetrical form; but in dense woods the lower parts become bare of foliage, as with the firs under similar circumstances.

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  • The monasteries, which are all fortified, generally consist of large quadrangles enclosing churches; standing amid rich foliage, they present a wonderfully picturesque appearance, especially when viewed from the sea.

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  • Street in 1860, is remarkable; the richness of the work within increases from west to east, culminating in a choir arcade decorated with work among the finest of its period extant; the period is that of the choir of Westminster Abbey, and from a comparison of building materials, choir arcades and sculpture of foliage, a common architect has been suggested.

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  • high, has deciduous leaves, and bears fragrant pink flowers in clusters in the axils of last season's leaves, in early spring before the foliage.

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  • The older houses are of brick, overlaid with white or tinted plaster, and ornamented with figures or foliage in terra-cotta; but owing to the great changes of temperature in Rumania, the plaster soon cracks and peels off, giving a dilapidated appearance to many streets.

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  • Several of the rooms occupied by the archaeological museum bear traces of the decorations executed under Galeazzo Maria and Lodovico it Moro, and one of them has a splendid ceiling with trees in full foliage, painted so as to cover the whole vaulting, ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci.

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  • Their functions in annual, biennial and herbaceous perennial plants cease after the ripening of the seed, whilst in plants of longer duration layer after layer of strong woody tissue is formed, which enables them to bear the strains which the weight of foliage and the exposure to wind entail.

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  • Of these the most remarkable example is Cytisus Adami, a tree which year after year produces some shoots, foliage and flowers like those of the common laburnum, others like those of the very different looking dwarf shrub C. purpureus, and others again intermediate between these.

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  • Similar, though less marked, intermediate characters were obvious in the foliage and flowers.

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  • An inferior variety of pear, for instance, may suddenly produce a shoot bearing fruit of superior quality; a beech tree, without obvious cause, a shoot with finely divided foliage; or a camellia an unwontedly fine flower.

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  • These copings should be removed when they are of no further utility as protectors, so that the foliage may have the full benefit of rain and dew.

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  • Kochia scoparia (Belvedere or lawn cypress): hardy, graceful green foliage, turning purple in autumn.

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  • Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum: half-hardy, I ft.; grown for its golden foliage, and much used for bedding.

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  • Tagetes sinuata: half-hardy, IZ ft., golden yellow; continuous blooming, with elegant foliage.

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  • laricifolia are tufted, with grassy foliage and white flowers, while A.

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  • Stoutish erect-growing, 2 to 3 ft., with smooth foliage and spikes of pea-like flowers.

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  • Robust composite herbs with striking foliage, for the back of herbaceous or shrubbery borders.

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  • spectabilis, 2 to 3 ft., has paeony-like foliage, and gracefully drooping spikes of heart-shaped pink flowers, about May, but it should have a sheltered place, as it suffers from spring frosts and winds; D.

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  • high, with elegant foliage, and curious flowers.

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  • Gigantic umbelliferous plants, with magnificent foliage, adapted for shrubbery borders or open spots on lawns.

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  • Another very distinct group with silvery foliage - the crustaceous group - contains some of our choicest Alpines.

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  • They are numerous, varied in the colour of both leaves and foliage, and mostly of compact tufted growth.

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  • Free-growing but rather weedy ranunculaceous plants, in many cases having elegantly cut foliage.

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  • minus has foliage somewhat resembling that of the Maidenhair fern.

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  • They do well in light, well-drained soils, and have a close family resemblance, the inflorescence being a panicle of white, drooping, tulip-shaped flowers, and the foliage rosulate, sword-shaped and spear-pointed.

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  • Of late years, however, more attention has been bestowed on arrangements of brilliant flowering plants with those of fine foliage, and the massing also of hardy early-blooming plants in parterre fashion has been very greatly extended.

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  • - Foliage and the less common flowering plants may be used either in masses of one kind, or in groups arranged for contrast, or as the centres of groups of less imposing or of dwarfer-flowering subjects; or they may be planted as single specimens in appropriate open spaces, in recesses, or as distant striking objects terminating a vista.

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  • Watering, which, except during the resting period, should generally be copious, is best done in the forenoon; while syringing should be done early in the morning before the sun becomes too powerful, and late in the afternoon to admit of the foliage drying moderately before night.

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  • It should be well shaded, and fine specimens of fancy caladiums, dracaenas, coleus, crotons, palms, ferns and such plants as are grown for the beauty of their foliage, will make a very attractive show.

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  • The typical foliage leaf consists of several layers, and amongst vascular plants is distinguishable into an outer layer (epidermis) and a central tissue (parenchyma) with fibro-vascular bundles distributed through it.

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  • The form and arrangement of the parts of a typical foliage leaf are intimately associated with the part played by the leaf in the life of the plant.

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  • The structures in ordinary language designated as leaves are considered so par excellence, and they are frequently spoken of as foliage leaves.

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  • They are not usually of the same form as the ordinary foliage leaves of the plant, from which they are distinguished by their lateral position at the base of the petiole.

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  • In doing so they frequently change colour, and hence arise the beautiful and varied tints of the autumnal foliage.

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  • microcarpa) are ornamental foliage plants of great beauty.

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  • This led to the enrichment of the archivolts and imposts with that peculiar type of conventional foliage which characterizes Mahommedan work, and which in this case was carried out by Coptic craftsmen.

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  • in height in which the precepts of the Koran are carved in relief, with a background of conventional foliage.

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  • A potential branch or bud, either foliage or flower, is formed in the axil of each leaf; sometimes more than one bud arises, as for instance in the walnut, where two or three stand in vertical series above each leaf.

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  • Generally, however, the flower-bearing portion of the plant is sharply distinguished from the foliage leafbearing or vegetative portion, and forms a more or less elaborate branch-system in which the bracts are small and scale-like.

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  • The decoration consists, as a rule, of stiff, conventional foliage, Arabic inscriptions, and geometrical patterns wrought into arabesques of almost incredible intricacy and ingenuity.

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  • They are adorned by varieties of foliage, &c.; about each arch there is a large square of arabesques; and over the pillars is another square of exquisite filigree work.

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  • The humid climate causes the foliage here, as in other parts of Malaya, to be very luxuriant, and the contrast presented by the bright green on every side and the rich red laterite of the roads is striking.

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  • There is little difference between the quality of the two woods, the variation being in the foliage and fruit.

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  • It is of cast bronze enriched with delicate scroll-work foliage, and with numbers of well-modelled statuettes.

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  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

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  • The king of the forest is the tapan, which, rising to a great height without fork or branch, culminates in a splendid dome of foliage.

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  • The Talitridae, better known as sandhoppers, can forgo the briny shore and content themselves with the damp foliage of inland forests or casual humidity in the crater of an extinct volcano.

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  • During the warmer months, however, the mountain sides are richly clothed with the foliage of maple, mountain ash, apple, pear and walnut trees; the orchards furnish, not only apples and pears, but peaches, cherries, mulberries and apricots; and the farmers grow sufficient corn to export.

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  • One of the most characteristic trees of this zone is the peumo (Cryptocarya peumus), whose dense evergreen foliage is everywhere conspicuous.

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  • in diameter at the base, and gnarled twisted boughs, densely clothed at the extremities with glaucous green foliage, which contrasts strongly with the fiery red-brown bark.

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  • B, Cone and foliage.

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  • C, Cone, foliage and seed.

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  • In England the pine is largely employed as a " nurse " for oak trees, its conical growth when young admirably adapting it for this purpose; its dense foliage renders it valuable as a shelter tree for protecting land from the wind; it stands the sea gales better than most conifers, but will not flourish on the shore like some other species.

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  • The foliage much resembles that of the Scotch fir, but is shorter, denser and more rigid; the cones are smaller but similar in form.

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  • The black pine, P. austriaca, generally now regarded as a variety of P. Laricio, derives its name from the extreme depth of its foliage tints - the sharp, rigid, rather long leaves of a dark green hue giving a sombre aspect to the tree.

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  • In plantations its bright foliage, with the orange cones and young shoots, render it an ornamental tree, hardy in southern Britain.

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  • P. Pinea is the stone pine of "Italy; its spreading rounded canopy of light green foliage, supported on a tall and often branchless trunk, forms a striking feature of the landscape in that country, as well as in some other Mediterranean lands.

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  • The most marked feature of the tree is its long tufted foliage - the leaves, of a bright green tint, springing from long white sheaths, being often a foot in length.

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  • The beautiful Monterey pine, P. insignis, distinguished by the brilliant colour of its foliage, has the leaves in tufts of three or four; the lower cone-scales have recurved points.

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  • long; in the earlier stages of growth it has a pyramidal form, in open glades the lower boughs often touching the ground, but in old age it acquires a wide almost cedar-like top. The light bluish-green foliage is somewhat lax, very dense in young trees; the cones are long and rather curved, with thin smooth scales a little thickened at the apex, and generally more or less covered with exuding white resin; they are about 5 or 6 in.

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  • Nearly approaching this is P. excelsa, the Bhotan pine, which differs chiefly in its longer cones and drooping glaucous foliage.

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  • The head is of a pyramidal form, the lower branches drooping like those of a Norway spruce; its foliage is of a light bright green colour.

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  • P. occidentalis, a five-leaved pine with pale-green foliage and small ovate cones, is found on the high mountains of Santo Domingo and Cuba.

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  • P. Ayacahuite, the common white pine of Mexico, spreads southwards on to the mountains of Guatemala, it is a large tree with glaucous foliage like P. Strobus, and yields a valuable resin.

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  • It withstands the sea and mountain breezes better than most other timber trees, and is often planted near farm-houses and cottages in exposed localities for the sake of its dense foliage.

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  • The lobed shape of its leaf and its dense foliage caused it to be confused with the true sycamore - Ficus sycamorus - of scripture.

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  • palmatum, generally known as polymorphum, with variously laciniated and more or less coloured foliage, have been introduced from Japan as ornamental shrubs.

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  • The foliage of the typical form is bright green with very pointed lobes.

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  • carpinifolium, with foliage resembling that of the hornbeam.

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  • In Britain it is cultivated as an ornamental tree, as being conspicuous for its flowers in spring, and for its red fruit and foliage in autumn.

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  • In cultivation the potato varies very greatly not only as to the season of its growth but also as to productiveness, the vigour and luxuriance of its foliage, the presence or relative absence of hairs, the form of the leaves, the size and colour of the flowers, &c. The tubers vary greatly in size, form and colour; gardeners divide them into rounded forms and long forms or "kidneys," and there are of course varieties intermediate in form.

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  • To the unaided eye the disease is seen as purplish brown or blackish blotches of various sizes, at first on the tips and edges of the leaves, and ultimately upon the leaf-stalks and the larger stems. On gathering the foliage for examination, especially in humid weather, these dark blotches are seen to be putrid, and when the disease takes a bad form the dying leaves give out a highly offensive odour.

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  • Wilting of the foliage followed by the discoloration of the stem and branches is characteristic of a disease of the potato known as "Blackleg."

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  • Other ferns, Scitamineae, orchids and climbing Aroideae are very numerous, the last named profusely adorning the forests with their splendid dark-green foliage.

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  • It is one of the handsomest of conifers, forming an elongated cone of foliage, which in some gardens has already reached 70 or 80 ft.

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  • Later, the fragrance of its flowers, rich in honey, attracts innumerable bees; in the autumn the foliage becomes a clear yellow but soon falls.

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  • The inner face .of the arches, with the spandrils and the pilasters which support them, are covered with flowers and foliage of delicate design and dainty execution, crusted in green serpentine, blue lapis lazuli and red and purple porphyry.

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  • Neither did the giraffe acquire its long neck by desiring to reach the foliage of more lofty shrubs, and constantly stretching its neck for the purpose, but because any varieties which occurred among its antitypes with a longer neck than usual at once secured a fresh range of pasture over the same ground as their shorter-necked companions, and on the first scarcity of food were thereby enabled to outlive them."

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  • high, with perfectly straight trunks crowned with conical heads of foliage."

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  • In these primeval forests the vegetation is excessively rank; passage has to be forced through thick underwood and creeping plants, between giant trees, whose foliage shuts out the sun's rays; and the land teems with animal and insect life of every form and colour.

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  • No plant is correctly termed a grass which is not a member of this family, but the word is in common language also used, generally in combination, for many plants of widely different affinities which possess some resemblance (often slight) in foliage to true grasses; e.g.

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  • Some Commelinaceae and Marantaceae approach grasses in foliage; the leaves of Allium, &c., possess a ligule; the habit of some palms reminds one of the bamboos; and Juncaceae and a few Liliaceae possess an inconspicuous scarious perianth.

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  • One of these was a cartoon or monochrome painting of Adam and Eve in tempera, and in this, besides the beauty of the figures, the infinite truth and elaboration of the foliage and animals in the background are celebrated in terms which bring to mind the treatment of the subject by Albrecht Darer in his famous engraving done thirty years later.

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  • In one small chamber there was cleared a frieze, of cupids intermingled with foliage; but in this, after the first moments of illusion, it was only possible to acknowledge the hand of some unknown late and lax decorator of the school, influenced as much by Raphael as by Leonardo.

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  • Pinus) as many as fifteen; these leaves are usually succeeded by foliage-leaves in the form of delicate spreading needles, and these primordial leaves are followed, sooner or later, by the adult type of leaf, except in Retinosporas, which retain the juvenile foliage.

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  • In addition to the first foliage-leaves and the adult type of leaf, there are often produced leaves which are intermediate both in shape and structure between the seedling and adult foliage.

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  • The female flowers of the Taxaceae assume another form; in Microcachrys (Tasmania) the reproductive structures are spirally disposed, and form small globular cones made up of red fleshy scales, to each of which is attached a single ovule enclosed by an integument and partially invested by an arillus; in Dacrydium the carpellary leaves are very similar to the foliage leaves - each bears one ovule with two integuments, the outer of which constitutes an arillus.

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  • The deciduous plants lose their foliage in the dry season but revive with the winter rains.

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  • Higher up the slopes are covered with small heath, Bruniaceae, Rutaceae, &c. All plants with permanent foliage are thickly covered with hair.

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  • As with other plants growing near water it keeps its leaves longer than do trees in drier situations, and the glossy green foliage lasting after other trees have put on the red or brown of autumn renders it valuable for landscape effect.

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  • The habit of the plant depends on the degree of branching rather than upon the foliage.

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  • The leaves, which bear the sporangia, are dichotomous, and do not form definite cones, but alternate in irregular zones with the foliage leaves.

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  • This indicates that less attention has been paid to the straw than to the grain, for it is certain that, were it desirable, a great range of variation might be induced in the foliage and straw.

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  • The conventional foliage decorating the capitals is of great beauty and variety, and extends to spandrils, bosses, &c. In the spandrils of the arches of the nave, transept or choir arcades, diaper work is occasionally found, as in the transept of Westminster Abbey.

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  • This idea that material representation involves a profanation of divine personages, while disallowing all religious art which goes beyond scroll-work, spirals, flourishes and geometrical designs, yet admits to the full of secular art; and accordingly the iconoclastic emperors replaced the holy pictures in churches with frescoes of hunting scenes, and covered their palaces with garden scenes where men were plucking fruit and birds singing amid the foliage.

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  • The art of these countries is mainly geometrical, and allows only of monograms crowned with laurels, of peacocks, of animals gambolling amid foliage, of fruit and flowers, of crosses which are either svastikas of Hindu and Mycenaean type, or so lost in enveloping arabesques as to be merely decorative.

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  • Amongst indefinite forms the simplest occurs when a lateral shoot produced in the axil of a large single foliage leaf of the plant ends in a single flower, the axis of the plant elongating beyond, as in Veronica hederifolia, Vinca minor and Lysimachia nemorum.

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  • In Labiate plants, as the dead-nettle (Lamium), the flowers are produced in the axil of each of the foliage leaves of the plant, and they appear as if arranged in a simple whorl of flowers.

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  • Built partly on the low ground along the edge of the bay and partly on the hill to the north (a compact mass of mica schist), the city with its white houses enclosed by white walls runs up along natural ravines to the castle of the Heptapyrgion, or Seven Towers, and is rendered picturesque by numerous domes and minarets and the foliage of elms, cypresses and mulberry trees.

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  • In many cases the cones have been found in connexion with branches bearing characteristic Calamarian foliage.

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  • Strobili of the Calamostachys type occur in connexion both with Annularia and Asterophyllites foliage.

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  • According to Grand' Eury, the Palaeostachya fructification was most commonly associated with Asterophyllites foliage.

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  • The different forms of leaf may occur on the same plant, the deeply divided foliage often characterizing the main stem, while the cuneate leaves were borne on lateral shoots.

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  • 15, B); the foliage of Sphenopteris, one of the most extensive of Palaeozoic frond-genera, with many different types of fructification, resembled that of various species of Asplenium or Davallia.

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  • The specimens on which the genus was founded are petrified, showing structure rather than habit, but conclusive evidence has now been obtained that the foliage of H.

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  • - Sphenopteris elegans (foliage of Heterangium Grievii).

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  • The vegetative organs of the plant are very completely known; the foliage has proved to be that of a Sphenopteris, identical with the species long known under the name of S.

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  • It is probable that these stems belonged to plants with the fructification and foliage of Cycads, taking that group in the widest sense.

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  • In some respects the most remarkable family of the Cycad-fern alliance is that of the Medulloseae,seed-bearing plants often of great size, with a fern-like foliage, and a singularly corn- (After Arber.

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  • In habit some species of Alethopteris resembled the recent Angiopteris, while the Neuropteris foliage may be compared with that of an Osmunda.

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  • It has now been established that the form-genus Pecopteris, once regarded as representing the typical Marattiaceous foliage, was in part made up of seed-bearing plants.

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  • In 1905 Grand' Eury discovered the seeds of Pecopteris Pluckeneti, an Upper Coal Measure species, attached, in immense numbers, to the fronds, which are but little modified as compared with the ordinary vegetative foliage.

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  • In fact, if the foliage alone were taken into account, the Cordaiteae might be described as simple-leaved Cycads.

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  • Plants referred to Schimper's genus Lomatopteris and to Cycadopteris of Zigno afford instances of the difficulty of distinguishing between the foliage of Ferns and Cycads.

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  • Williamson was the first to express the opinion that the Bennettitean flowers known as Williamsonia were borne on the trunks which terminated in a crown of pinnate fronds of the type long known as Zamites gigas; this view was regarded by Saporta and others as incorrect, and the nature of the Bennettitean foliage was left an open question.

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  • size.) characterized by a rather larger number of oval pollen-sacs on the stamens, have been found in England, Germany, Siberia and elsewhere in association with Ginkgo and Baiera foliage.

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  • Many of the small female flowers borne on shoots with foliage of the Cupressus type consist of spirally disposed and not verticillate scales, e.g.

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  • The female plant grows to a greater height than the male, and its foliage is darker and more luxuriant, but the plant takes from five to six weeks longer to ripen.

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  • There is beautiful foliage and stunning children everywhere.

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  • No matter where they were living, Jackson always made a trip to New England during peak foliage.

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  • The restaurant was close by, so the ride there consisted of small talk about the weather, when peak foliage would be, and how much they both loved New England.

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  • The heat of the sun had withered the cut foliage and it was unsightly.

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  • It provides information on bacterial diseases of the popular foliage plants anthurium, dieffenbachia, philodendron, and syngonium.

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  • The Gaucho is no longer able to protect him and 3 small green aphids now lurk in his foliage.

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  • In the library are the windows of the polygonal apse: 5 groups of 3 lancets divided by shafts with foliage capitals.

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  • Several species have deliciously aromatic foliage, the most well-known being common sage, Salvia officinalis.

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  • aromatic foliage beneath a mist of pretty purple flowers.

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  • arty shot through the foliage.

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  • autumn foliage than this cotinus.

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  • In spring the butterflies often bask on bare ground, on low foliage or on bushes.

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  • Our own native birches such as B. pendula and B. pubescens provide an excellent spring flush of foliage and wonderful autumn color.

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  • Liberty pink NEW Salmon pink bracts above dark green foliage.

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  • bracts above dark green foliage.

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  • Burgundy foliage color.

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  • bushy deciduous shrub with handsome dark purple foliage, green on the reverse, on purple stems.

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  • carved with foliage and five grotesque masks.

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  • chiffchaffs hidden high in the fresh foliage and streams of shrill rattles from secretive Wrens deep in the gills.

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  • chimaerang includes hybrids with their parent species, graft chimeras and plants with different types of foliage variegation.

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  • This will help prevent chlorosis, produce dark green foliage with more intensive flower color.

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  • There are four stylized chrysanthemums within a scrolling foliage border on the exterior of the bowl, with four stylized chrysanthemums below.

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  • clerestory windows, resting upon capitals with stiff foliage.

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  • Remove the faded flowers of gladioli and allow the foliage to die back fully before lifting the corms to store over the winter.

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  • Not a pebble of the ground, to the foliage of the highest branches, escapes the insatiable curiosity of this vigilant settler.

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  • A tall hardy perennial, fennel has delicate, bright green foliage and yellow flowers.

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  • dense foliage of trees was always a major cause of anxiety.

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  • In dry areas, choose plants that can tolerate drought - such plants often have gray or silver foliage.

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  • The flowers are not particularly showy, although the berry-like drupes can be, when not hidden by the foliage.

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  • entangled in wire netting or foliage.

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  • euphorbia characias Grayish foliage large heads of lime flowers last for ages in late winter and spring.

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  • evergreen foliage.

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  • Plenty of foliage adorns the sides of tracks, the draw distance is rather expansive and its framerate has nary a hitch.

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  • feathery foliage grows rapidly; can stand crowding.

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  • Platies are prone to nibbling at plants, so very feathery foliage may disintegrate rapidly.

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  • Siemens (1929) reported dermatitis from the foliage of silver fir; patch tests were not recorded.

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  • A florist developed contact dermatitis from the foliage of balsam fir; a patch test produced a positive reaction (Kappes 1948 ).

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  • Attractive small tree, a grayish brown bark with delicate foliage and ball-shaped fragrant yellow flowers.

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  • However, it is possible to keep this solely for its beautiful foliage by removing the flower buds as they appear.

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  • foetidcrushed foliage and immature fruit have a strong fetid smell.

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  • It is Carex ' Sparkler ', and has beautifully variegated foliage.

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  • A film of winter grime covers others and many are hidden by overgrown foliage.

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  • The large trees formed a perfect avenue overhead, and so thick was the overhanging foliage that the brilliant sunlight was almost obscured.

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  • The pulpit is seventeenth century with bands of carved foliage.

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  • Winter Garden Plants of winter interest featuring flowers, stems, foliage and berries to illustrate how gardens can still be attractive in winter.

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  • Yellow flowers solitary or in clusters, bloom in mid to late spring; often hidden by foliage.

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  • Creeping, green or variegated foliage, purple or white flowers.

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  • White tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.

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  • The green feathery foliage grows rapidly; can stand crowding.

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  • The dense foliage of trees was always a major cause of anxiety.

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  • The vigorous upright bush of medium height is well-clothed with luxuriant bright green foliage.

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  • They are very striking in flower with the contrast of textures against the lush foliage.

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  • foliage decoration based on ancient Roman examples.

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  • Carole will be planting a variety of hardy annual foliage plants to create a foliage plants to create a foliage border.

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  • Visiting in October, you should catch the end of the stunning autumn foliage.

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  • I have to peek through the jungle foliage to see the village itself.

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  • Named after his mother, it is now a popular bronze foliage choice.

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  • This is an excellent variety, cultivated for its mass of deeply divided, silver foliage.

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  • foliage in autumn.

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  • foliage of the shrub has been removed, the root was dug out.

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  • It produces sweetly fragrant, urn-shaped double, blush pink flowers in dainty sprays, amid bright green foliage.

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  • glaucous blue foliage.

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  • glossy foliage.

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  • Water extracts from the roots and foliage have been shown to inhibit plant growth.

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  • Flowers and foliage can be threaded into long hair or secured to a shorter hairstyle with combs.

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  • hardy in most areas, this foliage plant only asks for a sheltered spot to prevent wind damage to its leaves.

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  • Infected potato haulms (foliage) may be composted in a good active heap.

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  • Pest & disease watch Hellebore leaf spot can be a problem on old foliage of hellebore leaf spot can be a problem on old foliage of hellebores.

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  • herbivore feeding on R ponticum would also contain toxins derived from the foliage.

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  • We have a honeysuckle in a container (not sure of name) which has variegated foliage.

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  • It grows into a smaller tree than our common horse chestnut and has darker foliage.

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  • Suspended in a frosty coating, these tassels resemble icicles hanging in there among glossy evergreen foliage.

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  • Controlling pests Plants are often infested soon after being planted out and, if unchecked, foliage and flowers can become unsightly.

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  • lacy foliage of the deepest purple.

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  • These are made up of a single flower and a piece of foliage, worn in their left lapel.

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  • The blue flowered Ceratostigma is another valuable late bloomer which sees its blooms eventually give way to a glorious display of autumn foliage.

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  • Santolina - cotton lavender, with delicate silver foliage, aromatic and has yellow daisy-like flowers.

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  • leathery, dark green foliage.

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  • leathery leaves or very aromatic foliage are not usually on the menu.

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  • They are viciously armed with thorns and have leathery, dark green foliage.

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  • liana vines and luxuriant foliage are now in place.

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  • lobed, serrated foliage is an extra asset.

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  • lush foliage.

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  • They look thinner, and their foliage is not so lush, but in fact, they have more fruit.

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  • luxuriant foliage of the trees can obscure sea views.

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  • The dark maroon stems contrast against the foliage adding to its richness.

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  • The reed cover is pierced and carved with foliage and five grotesque masks.

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  • mats of foliage, often under conifers in gardens.

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  • mouldingas an elegant curving molding at the top beneath which is a scroll of formal foliage.

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  • mound of foliage, the flowers bob around on top of short stems, creating a colorful show in Spring.

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  • The foliage effects he has made using a 1 inch paintbrush are truly stunning.

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  • pendulous foliage and light apple green new tips in spring and early summer, contrasting against the older dark green foliage.

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  • White tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.

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  • Plumbago capensis (cape plumbago capensis (cape plumbago) scrambles in warm stony walls, with its flowers obscuring all foliage.

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  • Outer foliage may turn purplish in very cold weather.

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  • It is similar to the giant vallis in looks but is noted for its rather reddish foliage.

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  • It's a shrub grown for its foliage, as its tiny, greenish white flowers are not showy.

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  • silvery blue, arched foliage.

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  • sooty mold - Black fungus on foliage caused by sticky secretions from aphids.

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  • The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker's signature.

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  • The 12ins square dial is mounted with turban head and foliage spandrels, a silvered chapter ring, seconds ring and calendar aperture.

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  • In addition Liatris spicata which has purple spikes will push through the foliage.

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  • When the foliage dries more quickly, infections are reduced since, like almost all fungal spores, rust spores require water for germination.

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  • sporulateate may take several days to kill the foliage and sporulating blight lesions have been found on glyphosate treated haulm.

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  • spray with a recommended insecticide or remove some of the offending foliage.

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  • stenciled foliage decoration on some of the plaster between the rafters.

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  • Flower, Foliage, Containers, Scissors, although Tutor can supply some sundries at cost price as required.

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  • swirly foliage patterns in the carving.

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  • The stems and foliage die down in winter leaving a stout taproot.

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  • Loves to fly in wooded glades where tall flowering thistles abound rests at night among the foliage of trees.

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  • Many species have sharp thorns to protect the foliage from browsing animals.

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  • tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.

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  • In spring the fresh green foliage is often tinged with pink, bronze or red.

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  • A very pretty English silver plated tray, with engraved floral and foliage motifs, and a cartouche to the center.

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  • The threadlike blue foliage and blue flower heads form dense upright tussocks.

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  • variegated foliage.

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  • It is Carex ' Sparkler ', and has beautifully variegated foliage.

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  • variegated foliage, purple or white flowers.

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  • variegated varieties need rather a lot of sunlight in order to maintain the color of the foliage.

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  • The deep pink and white variegation in Spring is followed by pink, white and green foliage until leaf fall.

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  • variegation on light green foliage.

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  • viburnum opulus ' Harvest Gold ' is a very pretty deciduous shrub or small tree, with lovely yellow foliage.

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  • viburnum flowers don't have foliage as a backdrop to heighten their performance, then they have scent.

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  • vigorous medium grower amply clothed with heavy dark green foliage.

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  • Oak Valley Wines Twenty acre vineyard which also grows foliage for the cut flower trade.

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  • Chemical control Glyphosate is a non-selective total weedkiller applied to the foliage, where it is translocated throughout the weed.

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  • Guiding Optimus Prime through acres of foliage whilst launching attacks on enemy units feels magnificently weighty.

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  • This layer he believes specially characteristic of arid dusty regions, while comparatively non-existent in moist climates or where foliage is luxuriant.

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  • The tree has a remarkable appearance, due to shedding its primary branches for about five-sixths of its height and replacing them by a small bushy growth, the whole resembling a tall column crowned with foliage, suggesting to its discoverer, Captain Cook, a tall column of basalt.

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  • In the dry, saline regions of the west and north-west, where the rainfall is slight, there are large thickets of low-growing, thorny bushes, poor in foliage.

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  • The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.

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  • The broad deeply-sinuated leaves with blunt rounded lobes are of a peculiar yellowish colour when the buds unfold in May, but assume a more decided green towards midsummer, and eventually become rather dark in tint; they do not change to their brown autumnal hue until late in October, and on brushwood and saplings the withered foliage is often retained until the spring.

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  • The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.

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  • The oak in Europe is liable to injury from a great variety of insect enemies: the young wood is attacked by the larvae of the small stag-beetle and several other Coleoptera, and those of the wood-leopard moth, goat moth and other Lepidoptera feed upon it occasionally; the foliage is devoured by innumerable larvae; indeed, it has been stated that half the plant-eating insects of England prey more or less upon the oak, and in some seasons it is difficult to find a leaf perfectly free from their depredations.

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  • Robur, but in old age the boughs generally curve downwards, and the tree acquires a wide spreading head; the bark is dark brown, becoming grey and furrowed in large trees; the foliage varies much, but in the prevailing kinds the leaves are very deeply sinuated, with pointed, often irregular lobes, the footstalks short, and furnished at the base with long linear stipules that do not fall with the leaf, but remain attached to the bud till the following spring, giving a marked feature to the young shoots.

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  • The foliage in some of the numerous varieties is almost evergreen, and in Britain is retained long after the autumnal withering.

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  • In the woods of Oregon, from the Columbia river southwards, an oak is found bearing some resemblance to the British oak in foliage and in its thick trunk and widely-spreading boughs, but the bark is white as in Q.

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  • Both these oaks grow well in British plantations, where their bright autumn foliage, though seldom so decided in tint as in their native woods, gives them a certain picturesque value.

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  • From its rugged silvery bark and dark-green foliage, it is a handsome tree, quite hardy in Cornwall and Devonshire, where it has grown to a large size.

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  • The white poplar is an ornamental tree, from its graceful though somewhat irregular growth and its dense hoary foliage; it has, however, the disadvantage of throwing up numerous suckers for some yards around the trunk.

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  • usually situated on foliage leaves, for the excretion of water in liquid form when transpiration is diminished so that the pressure in the water-channels of the plant has come to exceed a certain limit.

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  • These bodies, known technically as chioroplaIts, are found embedded in the protoplasm of the cells of the mesophyll of foliage leaves, of certain of the cells of some of the leaves of the flower, and of the cortex of the young twigs and petioles.

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  • The Vertebrata come within the scope of our subject, chiefly as destructive agents which cause wounds or devour young shoots and foliage, &c. Rabbits and other burrowing animals injure roots, squirrels and birds snip off buds, horned cattle strip off bark, and so forth.

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  • wireworms), and so maim the plant that its foliage suffers from want of water and assimilation is diminished, or actual withering follows.

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  • It should be remembered that a single complete defoliation of a herbaceous annual may so incapacitate the assimilation that no stores are available for seeds, tubers, &c., for another year, or at most so little that feeble plants only come up. In the case of a tree matters run somewhat differently; most large trees in full foliage have far more assimilatory surface than is immediately necessary, and if the injury is confined to a single year it may be a small event in the life of the tree, but if repeated the cambium, bud-stores and fruiting may all suffer.

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  • Some very curious details are observable in these cases of malformation, For instance, the Aecidium eta/mum first referred to causes the new shoots to differ in direction, duration and arrangement, and even shape of foliage leaves from the normal; and the shoots of Euphorbia infected with the aecidia of Uromyces Pisi depart so much from the normal in appearance that the attacked plants have been taken for a different species.

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  • Albinism, with which variegated foliage may be considered, concerns a different set of causes, still obscure, and usually regarded as internal, though experiments go to show that some variegations are infectious.

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  • Brilliantly colored spots and patches follow the action of acid fumes on the vegetation near towns and factories, and such particoloured leaves often present striking resemblance to autumn foliage.

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  • Helophytes.These are marsh plants which normally have ii, leir roots in soaking soil but whose branches and foliage are more less aerial.

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  • The country is exceedingly rich in Aroids, many of which are epiphytic, festooning the trunks of tall trees with a magnificent drapery of abundant foliage.

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  • on foliage.

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  • With advancing age its foliage becomes of a dark, almost black hue.

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  • Lawsoniana, the Port Orford cedar, a native of south Oregon and north California, where it attains a height of Too ft., was introduced into Scotland in 1854; it is much grown for ornamental purposes in Britain, a large number of varieties of garden origin being distinguished by differences in habit and by colour of foliage.

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  • Several varieties are distinguished by habit and colour of foliage.

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  • The stout horizontally spreading branches give a cedar-like appearance; the foliage is light and feathery; the leaves and the slender shoots which bear them fall in the autumn.

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  • The absence of the ordinary bright green colours of vegetation is another peculiarity of this flora, almost all the plants having glaucous or whitened stems. Foliage is reduced to a minimum, the moisture of the plant being stored up in massive or fleshy stems against the long-continued drought.

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  • - (Residence at the Court of London, p. 286.) Bentham's love of flowers and music, of green foliage and shaded walks, comes clearly out in this pleasant picture of his home life and social surroundings.

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  • The appearance of the tree - the bark, the foliage, the flowers - is, however, usually quite characteristic in the two species.

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  • They are most ravenous feeders, stripping bushes and trees completely of their foliage, and even fruit.

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  • Under favourable conditions of growth it is a lofty tree, with a nearly straight, tapering trunk, throwing out in somewhat irregular whorls its widespreading branches, densely clothed with dark, clear green foliage.

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  • On the Swiss Alps it is one of the most prevalent and striking of the forest trees, its dark evergreen foliage often standing out in strong contrast to the snowy ridges and glaciers beyond.

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  • But when it grows in dense woods, where the lower branches decay and drop off early, only a small head of foliage remaining at the tapering summit, its stem, though frequently of great height, is rarely more than 11 or 2 ft.

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  • A, Cone and foliage.

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  • Spruce Fir (Picea excelsa B, Cone and foliage.

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  • C, Cone, seed and foliage.

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  • D, Cone, seed and foliage.

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  • D, Seed and foliage.

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  • As a picturesque tree, for park and ornamental plantation, it is among the best of the conifers, its colour and form contrasting yet harmonizing with the olive green and rounded outline of oaks and beeches, or with the red trunk and glaucous foliage of the pine.

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  • The fresh branches, with their thick mat of foliage, are useful to the gardener for sheltering wall-fruit in the spring.

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  • A variety with lighter foliage and reddish bark is common in Newfoundland and some districts on the mainland adjacent.

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  • The white spruce (Picea alba), sometimes met with in English plantations, is a tree of lighter growth than the black spruce, the branches being more widely apart; the foliage is of a light glaucous green; the small light-brown cones are more slender and tapering than in P. nigra, and the scales have even edges.

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  • The flat leaves are arranged in two regular, distinct rows; they are deep green above, but beneath have two broad white lines, which, as the foliage in large trees has a tendency to curl upwards, give it a silvery appearance from below.

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  • balsamea), a small tree resembling the last species in foliage, furnishes the "Canada balsam"; it abounds in Quebec and the adjacent provinces.

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  • Sculptured ornamentation, flowing scrollwork of semi-conventional foliage mingled with grotesque animals, birds or dragons, is freely applied to arches and string courses.

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  • Giovanni Evangelista at the Frari, with its fore-court and screen adorned by pilasters delicately decorated with foliage in low relief, and its noble staircase whose double flights unite on a landing under a shallow cupola.

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  • It was formerly supposed that this custom was peculiar to a single species, which was called the "gossamer" spider from the fact that the floating webs, when brought to the earth by rain or intercepted by bushes and trees, coat the foliage or grass with a sheeting of gossamer-like silk; but the habit is now known to be practised by the newly-hatched young of a great variety of species belonging to several distinct families.

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  • Sudden variations in the amount of water supplied are injurious: a sandy soil cannot retain water; on the other hand a clay soil often maintains too great a supply, and rank growth with excess of foliage ensues.

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  • After the fruit has set, the foliage should be refreshed and cleansed by the daily use of the syringe or garden engine.

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  • high, with a rounded head of foliage, and greyish-green 3 to 7-lobed palmate leaves, somewhat resembling the leaves of the castor-oil plant in shape and size.

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  • The sloth (Bradypus) is an arboreal animal which feeds almost exclusively on the foliage of the Cecropias.

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  • The termites, or " white ants," are exceptionally destructive because of their habit of tunnelling through the softer woods of habitations and furniture, while some species of ants, like the sadba, are equally destructive to plantations because of the rapidity with which they strip a tree of its foliage.

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  • The familiar illustration of Lamarck's hypothesis is that of the giraffe, whose long neck might, he suggested, have been acquired by the efforts of a primitively short-necked race of herbivores who stretched their necks to reach the foliage of trees in a land where grass was deficient, the effort producing a distinct elongation in the neck of each generation, which was then transmitted to the next.

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  • The outer coat was then removed from that portion which was to constitute the ground, leaving the white for the figures, foliage or other ornamentation; these were then sculptured by means of the gem-engraver's tools.

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  • high; the ornament consists mainly of a most beautiful band of foliage, chiefly of the vine, with bunches of grapes; the ground is blue and the ornaments white; it was found at Pompeii in the house of the faun.

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  • The enamelled decoration on the lamps is restricted to lettering, scrolls and conventional foliage; on other objects figure-subjects of all descriptions are freely used.

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  • He also made with great taste and skill large lustres and mirrors with frames of glass ornamented either in intaglio or with foliage of various colours.

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  • A large number of horticultural varieties have been developed by hybridization, some of which have a variegated foliage.

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  • For currants and raisins, both produced by varieties of the grape-vine, see the respective articles.] Apart from their economic value, vines are often cultivated for purely ornamental purposes, owing to the elegance of their foliage, the rich coloration they assume, the shade they afford, and their hardihood.

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  • Foliage, tendril and inflorescence, reduced.

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  • A moist growing atmosphere is necessary both for the swelling fruit and for maintaining the health of the foliage.

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  • The leaf directly opposite the bunch must in all cases be preserved, and the young shoot is to be topped at one or two joints beyond the incipient fruit, the latter distance being preferable if there is plenty of room for the foliage to expand; the lateral shoots, which will push out after the topping, must be again topped above their first or second joints.

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  • The sap is collected in spring, just before the foliage develops, and is procured by making a notch or boring a hole in the stem of the tree about 3 ft.

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  • The branchlets of the cedar take the same direction as the branches, and the foliage is very dense.

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  • The foliage is of a paler green, the leaves are slender and longer, and the twigs are thinner than those of C. Libani.

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  • A great mass of pale-green foliage is usually composed of the algarrobo trees, while the course of the river is marked by lines or groups of palms, by fine old willows (Salix humboldtiana), fruit-gardens, and fields of cotton, Indian corn, sugar-cane and alfalfa (lucerne).

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  • cap. 5) we find the correlated problem of the image of the sun passing through a quadrilateral aperture always appearing round, and he further notes the lunated image of the eclipsed sun projected in the same way through the interstices of foliage or lattice-work.

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  • in height, and have grassy foliage and yellow or white flowers.

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  • The eastern portion of the vaulting, including the choir and one bay of the nave, has the older and simpler decorations; the rest of the nave has more elaborate painted ornament - foliage mixed with figures of Dominican saints, executed in the 15th century.

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  • semicircular and rest on round columns and capitals, richly carved with grotesque figures and foliage.

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  • Nowhere is the region of eternal snow reached, and masses of foliage enhance the gentle aspect of the scenery and glorify it in autumn with tints of striking brilliancy.

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  • The spectacles most admired by all classes are the tints of the foliage in autumn andthegloryof flowering trees in the spring.

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  • A species of weeping maple (shidare-momiji) dresses itself in peachy-red foliage and is trained into many picturesque shapes, though not without detriment to its longevity.

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  • Forests of cherry-trees, plumtrees, magnolia trees, or hiyaku-jikko (Lagerstroemia indica), banks of azalea, clumps of hydrangea, groups of camelliasuch have their permanent places and their foliage adds notes of color when their flowers have fallen.

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  • It is nothing to a Japanese that a vase should be covered with profuse decoration of flowers and foliage: he requires that every blossom and every leaf shall be instinct with vitality, and the comparative costliness of fine workmanship does not influence his choice.

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  • Kawanabe ItchO is celebrated for his representations of flowers and foliage, and Morishita Morihachi and Asano Saburo (of Kaga) are admirable in all styles, but especially, perhaps, in the charming variety called togi-dashi (ground down), which is pre-eminent for its satin-like texture and for the atmosphere of dreamy softness that pervades the decoration.

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  • He takes for subject a landscape, a seascape, a battle-scene, flowers, foliage, birds, fishes, insectsin short, anything.

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  • The intermediate tract is a region of rich cultivation, dotted with great banyan trees, thickets of bamboos, exquisite palm foliage and mango groves.

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  • Andersson says that he has rarely seen two specimens of this species which were alike in the collective characters offered by the stature, foliage and catkins.

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  • The horse-drawn hoe is steered by means of handles in the rear, but its successful working depends on accurate drilling of the seed, because unless the rows are parallel the roots of the plants are liable to be cut and the foliage injured.

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  • To the north-east of the Fort is the Lake, a ramifying sheet of fresh water, which adds greatly to the beauty of the site of Colombo, its banks being clothed with luxuriant foliage and flowers.

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  • If the fungus appears on the foliage spray with potassium sulphide solution (2 oz.

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  • Uromyces Erythronii, a rust, sometimes causes considerable injury to the foliage of species of Lilium and other bulbous plants, forming large discoloured blotches on the leaves.

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  • The flora is estimated to include 15% of ferns, but they form only the most important group among many plants of beautiful foliage, such as draceanas and crotons.

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  • The arboreal life of the tropical forests has developed the treeclimbing habit among snakes as well as among frogs and toads, and also the habit of mimicry, their colour being in harmony with the foliage or bark of the trees which form their " hunting-grounds."

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  • This, however, did not represent any definite rule; and the orphreys of chasubles were decorated with a great variety of pictorial subjects, scriptural or drawn from the stories of the saints, while the rest of the vestment was either left plain or, if embroidered, most usually decorated with arabesque patterns of foliage or animals.

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  • sempervirens, but when old the outline of the head becomes cylindrical, with short branches sparsely clad with foliage sprays.

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  • Gigantic as these trees are and imposing from their vast columnar trunks, they have little beauty, owing to the scanty foliage of the short rounded boughs; some of the trees stand very close together; they are said to be about four hundred in number.

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  • The marble caps are each richly carved with figures and foliage executed with great skill and wonderful fertility of invention - no two being alike.

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  • The foliage may be eaten down by sheep early in autumn, without injuring it for the production of a crop of seed.

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  • When standing in an open space, the larch grows of a nearly conical shape, with the lower branches almost reaching the ground, while those above gradually diminish in length towards the top of the trunk, presenting a very symmetrical form; but in dense woods the lower parts become bare of foliage, as with the firs under similar circumstances.

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  • The monasteries, which are all fortified, generally consist of large quadrangles enclosing churches; standing amid rich foliage, they present a wonderfully picturesque appearance, especially when viewed from the sea.

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  • Street in 1860, is remarkable; the richness of the work within increases from west to east, culminating in a choir arcade decorated with work among the finest of its period extant; the period is that of the choir of Westminster Abbey, and from a comparison of building materials, choir arcades and sculpture of foliage, a common architect has been suggested.

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  • high, has deciduous leaves, and bears fragrant pink flowers in clusters in the axils of last season's leaves, in early spring before the foliage.

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  • The general style of coloration of orioles is gaudy yellow and black, rendering them invisible in sunlit foliage, and quite different from the more sombre hues of the friar-birds; but in the islands of Bourou, Timor and Ceram the orioles have not only assumed the tints of friar-birds in general, but in each of the islands named a species of oriole has acquired the little peculiarities in colour of plumage possessed by the friar-bird of the same locality.

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  • The older houses are of brick, overlaid with white or tinted plaster, and ornamented with figures or foliage in terra-cotta; but owing to the great changes of temperature in Rumania, the plaster soon cracks and peels off, giving a dilapidated appearance to many streets.

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  • Several of the rooms occupied by the archaeological museum bear traces of the decorations executed under Galeazzo Maria and Lodovico it Moro, and one of them has a splendid ceiling with trees in full foliage, painted so as to cover the whole vaulting, ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci.

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  • Their functions in annual, biennial and herbaceous perennial plants cease after the ripening of the seed, whilst in plants of longer duration layer after layer of strong woody tissue is formed, which enables them to bear the strains which the weight of foliage and the exposure to wind entail.

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  • Of these the most remarkable example is Cytisus Adami, a tree which year after year produces some shoots, foliage and flowers like those of the common laburnum, others like those of the very different looking dwarf shrub C. purpureus, and others again intermediate between these.

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  • Similar, though less marked, intermediate characters were obvious in the foliage and flowers.

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  • An inferior variety of pear, for instance, may suddenly produce a shoot bearing fruit of superior quality; a beech tree, without obvious cause, a shoot with finely divided foliage; or a camellia an unwontedly fine flower.

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  • These copings should be removed when they are of no further utility as protectors, so that the foliage may have the full benefit of rain and dew.

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  • Kochia scoparia (Belvedere or lawn cypress): hardy, graceful green foliage, turning purple in autumn.

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  • Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum: half-hardy, I ft.; grown for its golden foliage, and much used for bedding.

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  • Tagetes sinuata: half-hardy, IZ ft., golden yellow; continuous blooming, with elegant foliage.

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  • laricifolia are tufted, with grassy foliage and white flowers, while A.

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  • Stoutish erect-growing, 2 to 3 ft., with smooth foliage and spikes of pea-like flowers.

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  • Robust composite herbs with striking foliage, for the back of herbaceous or shrubbery borders.

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  • spectabilis, 2 to 3 ft., has paeony-like foliage, and gracefully drooping spikes of heart-shaped pink flowers, about May, but it should have a sheltered place, as it suffers from spring frosts and winds; D.

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  • high, with elegant foliage, and curious flowers.

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  • Gigantic umbelliferous plants, with magnificent foliage, adapted for shrubbery borders or open spots on lawns.

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  • The foliage in all cases is handsome.

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  • Another very distinct group with silvery foliage - the crustaceous group - contains some of our choicest Alpines.

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  • They are numerous, varied in the colour of both leaves and foliage, and mostly of compact tufted growth.

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  • Free-growing but rather weedy ranunculaceous plants, in many cases having elegantly cut foliage.

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  • minus has foliage somewhat resembling that of the Maidenhair fern.

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  • They do well in light, well-drained soils, and have a close family resemblance, the inflorescence being a panicle of white, drooping, tulip-shaped flowers, and the foliage rosulate, sword-shaped and spear-pointed.

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  • Of late years, however, more attention has been bestowed on arrangements of brilliant flowering plants with those of fine foliage, and the massing also of hardy early-blooming plants in parterre fashion has been very greatly extended.

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  • - Foliage and the less common flowering plants may be used either in masses of one kind, or in groups arranged for contrast, or as the centres of groups of less imposing or of dwarfer-flowering subjects; or they may be planted as single specimens in appropriate open spaces, in recesses, or as distant striking objects terminating a vista.

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  • Watering, which, except during the resting period, should generally be copious, is best done in the forenoon; while syringing should be done early in the morning before the sun becomes too powerful, and late in the afternoon to admit of the foliage drying moderately before night.

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  • It should be well shaded, and fine specimens of fancy caladiums, dracaenas, coleus, crotons, palms, ferns and such plants as are grown for the beauty of their foliage, will make a very attractive show.

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  • The typical foliage leaf consists of several layers, and amongst vascular plants is distinguishable into an outer layer (epidermis) and a central tissue (parenchyma) with fibro-vascular bundles distributed through it.

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  • The form and arrangement of the parts of a typical foliage leaf are intimately associated with the part played by the leaf in the life of the plant.

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  • The structures in ordinary language designated as leaves are considered so par excellence, and they are frequently spoken of as foliage leaves.

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  • They are not usually of the same form as the ordinary foliage leaves of the plant, from which they are distinguished by their lateral position at the base of the petiole.

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  • In doing so they frequently change colour, and hence arise the beautiful and varied tints of the autumnal foliage.

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  • microcarpa) are ornamental foliage plants of great beauty.

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  • This led to the enrichment of the archivolts and imposts with that peculiar type of conventional foliage which characterizes Mahommedan work, and which in this case was carried out by Coptic craftsmen.

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  • in height in which the precepts of the Koran are carved in relief, with a background of conventional foliage.

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  • A potential branch or bud, either foliage or flower, is formed in the axil of each leaf; sometimes more than one bud arises, as for instance in the walnut, where two or three stand in vertical series above each leaf.

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  • Generally, however, the flower-bearing portion of the plant is sharply distinguished from the foliage leafbearing or vegetative portion, and forms a more or less elaborate branch-system in which the bracts are small and scale-like.

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  • The decoration consists, as a rule, of stiff, conventional foliage, Arabic inscriptions, and geometrical patterns wrought into arabesques of almost incredible intricacy and ingenuity.

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  • They are adorned by varieties of foliage, &c.; about each arch there is a large square of arabesques; and over the pillars is another square of exquisite filigree work.

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  • The humid climate causes the foliage here, as in other parts of Malaya, to be very luxuriant, and the contrast presented by the bright green on every side and the rich red laterite of the roads is striking.

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  • There is little difference between the quality of the two woods, the variation being in the foliage and fruit.

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  • It is of cast bronze enriched with delicate scroll-work foliage, and with numbers of well-modelled statuettes.

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  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

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  • The dense foliage of the mango marks the site of almost every little homestead, no less an area than woo sq.

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  • The king of the forest is the tapan, which, rising to a great height without fork or branch, culminates in a splendid dome of foliage.

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  • The Talitridae, better known as sandhoppers, can forgo the briny shore and content themselves with the damp foliage of inland forests or casual humidity in the crater of an extinct volcano.

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  • During the warmer months, however, the mountain sides are richly clothed with the foliage of maple, mountain ash, apple, pear and walnut trees; the orchards furnish, not only apples and pears, but peaches, cherries, mulberries and apricots; and the farmers grow sufficient corn to export.

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  • One of the most characteristic trees of this zone is the peumo (Cryptocarya peumus), whose dense evergreen foliage is everywhere conspicuous.

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  • in diameter at the base, and gnarled twisted boughs, densely clothed at the extremities with glaucous green foliage, which contrasts strongly with the fiery red-brown bark.

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  • B, Cone and foliage.

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  • C, Cone, foliage and seed.

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  • In England the pine is largely employed as a " nurse " for oak trees, its conical growth when young admirably adapting it for this purpose; its dense foliage renders it valuable as a shelter tree for protecting land from the wind; it stands the sea gales better than most conifers, but will not flourish on the shore like some other species.

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  • The foliage much resembles that of the Scotch fir, but is shorter, denser and more rigid; the cones are smaller but similar in form.

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  • The black pine, P. austriaca, generally now regarded as a variety of P. Laricio, derives its name from the extreme depth of its foliage tints - the sharp, rigid, rather long leaves of a dark green hue giving a sombre aspect to the tree.

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  • In plantations its bright foliage, with the orange cones and young shoots, render it an ornamental tree, hardy in southern Britain.

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  • P. Pinea is the stone pine of "Italy; its spreading rounded canopy of light green foliage, supported on a tall and often branchless trunk, forms a striking feature of the landscape in that country, as well as in some other Mediterranean lands.

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  • The most marked feature of the tree is its long tufted foliage - the leaves, of a bright green tint, springing from long white sheaths, being often a foot in length.

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  • The beautiful Monterey pine, P. insignis, distinguished by the brilliant colour of its foliage, has the leaves in tufts of three or four; the lower cone-scales have recurved points.

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  • long; in the earlier stages of growth it has a pyramidal form, in open glades the lower boughs often touching the ground, but in old age it acquires a wide almost cedar-like top. The light bluish-green foliage is somewhat lax, very dense in young trees; the cones are long and rather curved, with thin smooth scales a little thickened at the apex, and generally more or less covered with exuding white resin; they are about 5 or 6 in.

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  • Nearly approaching this is P. excelsa, the Bhotan pine, which differs chiefly in its longer cones and drooping glaucous foliage.

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  • The head is of a pyramidal form, the lower branches drooping like those of a Norway spruce; its foliage is of a light bright green colour.

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  • P. occidentalis, a five-leaved pine with pale-green foliage and small ovate cones, is found on the high mountains of Santo Domingo and Cuba.

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