Twining sentence example

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  • Twining plants with running perennial roots.
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  • The most characteristic members of the order are twining plants with generally smooth heart-shaped leaves and large showy white or purple flowers, as, for instance, the greater bindweed of English hedges, Calystegia sepium, and many species of the genus Ipomaea, the largest of the order, including the "convolvulus major" of gardens, and morning glory.
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  • The jalap plant has slender herbaceous twining stems, with alternately placed heart-shaped pointed leaves and salver-shaped deep purplish-pink flowers.
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  • The processes involved were gathering the raw material, shredding, splitting, gauging, wrapping, twining, spinning and braiding.
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  • Darwin's experiments in reference to the movements of climbing and twining plants, and of leaves in insectivorous plants, have opened up a wide field of inquiry as to the relation between plants and the various external factors, which has attracted numerous workers.
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  • The design is an imitation of twining and interlaced branches, a marvel of delicacy and grace, and finer than anything of the kind to be found in Agra or Delhi.
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  • Dr Twining, in the British Association Reports for 18 45, p. 79, cites some instances described by Humboldt, who says that the copper-coloured natives of the high plain of Bogoto, and at a lower level on the Magdalena river, were generally free from goitre.
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  • Professor POffig, also cited by Dr Twining, states that on the east side of the Andes in Chile, in some of the races which live there, he did not see a single case of goitre, and yet in the white inhabitants, who live exactly as the natives, it prevails in a great degree.
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  • The most distinguishing feature of the flora of this region is the predominance of arborescent growths; forests cover in fact 56% of the area, and are not only dense but laced together with climbing and twining plants.
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  • Twining lianas are met with in a species of Bignonia; Umbelliferae Ranunculaceae and Cruciferae, are represented by a few fruits.
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  • Twining group of companies was acquired, thus assuring the continuity of this valuable family brand.
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  • The dodder is a genus (Cuscuta) of leafless parasites with slender thread-like twining stems. The flowers stand singly in the leaf-axils or form few or many flowered cymose inflorescences; the flowers are sometimes crowded into small heads.
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  • I will conclude my account of twining plants by giving a few miscellaneous and curious cases.
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  • Some few can ascend by spirally twining round a support.
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  • Instead, climbing and twining vines are actually amazing plants.
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  • They all have climbing or twining stems, and bear waxy white flowers.
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  • Dahurian Convolvulus (Convolvulus Dahuricus) - A showy, twining perennial, bearing in summer rosy-purple flowers.
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  • This dense, much-branched evergreen rarely grows more than 2 feet high, and its thick, white, twining roots strike deep into the ground.
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  • Californian Big Root (Megarrhiza Californica) - A twining Bryony-like plant, having an enormous root.
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  • Canadian Moonseed (Menispermum) - M. canadense is a hardy climber of rapid growth, having slender, twining, large roundish leaves, in summer bearing long feathery clusters of yellowish flowers.
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  • American twining Fern, hardy in a deep, peaty, moist soil if in a sheltered and partially shady position.
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  • Its Maidenhair Fern-like leaves are borne on slender twining stems with abundant white blossoms, about 1/2 inch long.
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  • Codonopsis Clematidea - A climbing or twining species of 2 or 3 feet high; flowers creamy-white spotted with purple and tinged with blue.
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  • Common Hop (Humulus) - H. lupulus, a well-known, vigorous, twining perennial, is admirable for bowers, especially when vegetation that disappears in winter is desired.
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  • Ground Nut (Apios Tuberosa) - A graceful tuberous-rooted perennial of twining habit, with leaves cut into five lance-shaped leaflets, and fragrant brown flowers in dense clusters from July to September.
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  • The other kinds in cultivation are the beautiful L. vulcanica, with its pure white flowers and red and white striped centres; L. lateritia, a twining species, with orange-red flowers; and L. triloba.
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  • The fine green leaves are shining, fleshy, and slightly wavy; stems twining, tinged with red, growing with extraordinary rapidity, and bearing many tubercles.
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  • The leaves are about 2 inches long, the margins spiny-toothed, the texture leathery, and the midrib extending beyond the blade, branching and forming a strong twining tendril.
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  • The best known is S. chinensis, with twining stems of 10 to 25 feet, bearing simple glossy leaves and pale rosy flowers during early summer, half an inch across and fragrant.
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  • America, and valuable for its rapid twining growth, for trailing over trelliswork and arbours.
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  • Stauntonia - S. hexaphylla is a fine evergreen twining pinnate-leaved shrub from China, hardy enough in the warmer parts of these islands for walls.
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  • There are few things that make a garden more inviting than a network of fragrant vines twining around trellises and arbors.
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  • The intricate weaving in Celtic jewelry is beautifully expressed in gem Celtic earrings with loops and twists of metal twining around sparkling gemstones.
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  • What about a skull with a snake twining its way out through one of the eye holes?
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  • Fantasy art butterflies in China often represent love or lovers as two butterflies twining together.
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  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.
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  • Twining and spinning were done with the fingers of both hands, with the palm on the thigh, with the spindle and with the twister.
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  • She was associated with Louisa Twining and Florence Nightingale; and in 1877-1878 raised the Turkish compassionate fund for the starving peasantry and fugitives in the Russo-Turkish War (for which she obtained the order of the Medjidieh, a solitary case of its conference on a woman).
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  • Maurandia - An elegant Mexican twining plant, M. barclayana is often grown in the greenhouse, but hardy enough for the open air in summer, and admirably suited for covering trellises.
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