podocarp

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podocarp

(ˈpɒdəʊˌkɑːp)
n
1. (Botany) botany a stem which supports fruit
2. (Plants) a tree from the genus Podocarpus
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Noun1.podocarp - any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed
genus Podocarpus, Podocarpus - evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Conifers, pines (Pinus oocarpa and others), mostly limited to the mountain ridges and disturbed areas, and podocarps (Podocarpus guatemalensis) are scattered throughout the forest.
Imported pine trees--originally grown for timber--create valuable forest canopy and nesting sites until native podocarps can grow tall enough to take over that role.
For example, podocarps near main highways can be showered by carbon particles from diesel trucks, but one never sees such particles in the pollen chamber.
and kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa), with scattered podocarps (especially matai, Prumnopitys taxifolia, and rimu, Dacrydium cupressinum).