Chilopsis


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Noun1.Chilopsis - one species: desert willow
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
Chilopsis linearis, desert willow - evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods
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As this Chilopsis grew, for instance, she made it a nurse tree for fuzzy columnar Oreocereus pseudofossulatus, which thrives in dappled shade.
2009) reported decrease in P concentration in roots of Chilopsis linearis seedlings grown with 50 and 100[micro]M Hg in hydroponics for 2 weeks.
M Eq, Pf Tcpr Bignoniaceae Chilopsis linearis (Cav.
Use of ICP and XAS to determine the enhancement of gold phytoextraction by Chilopsis linearis using thiocyanate as a complexing agent.
Try some of the many graceful ornamental grasses that come in a wide range of colors or drought-tolerant trees like the colorful pink silk mimosa or the delicate chilopsis.
An inhabitant of arid land, the Chilopsis linearis dangles narrow leaves like a willow's, yet it bursts out in stubby trumpet blooms like its relative, the catalpa.