stinging tree


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stinging tree

n
(Plants) any of various Australian trees and shrubs of the genus Dendrocnide with rigid stinging hairs
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The 10 stars of the new series, starting April 28, will have to watch out for the stinging tree, gympie gympie, as they negotiate the horrors of nature in Queensland, Australia.
The ten stars of the new series, starting April 28, will have to watch out for the stinging tree, gympie gympie, as they negotiate the horrors of nature in southern Queensland, Australia.
Daily Post columnist and weather presenter Sin Lloyd and her nine co-stars in the new series, which starts on April 28, will have to watch out for the stinging tree, gym pie gympie,as they negotiate the horrors of nature in southern Queensland,Australia.
Of the six `stinging tree' species known in Australia, only two are actually trees: the southern giant stinging tree (Dendrocnide excelsa) and the northern shiny-leaf stinging tree (D.
I chose to study these two species of stinging tree because they fascinated me and no one had looked closely at them before.
On one occasion, a two-metre stinging tree with large round leaves was stripped overnight.
My research has shown that stinging tree leaves are actually nutritious, containing high concentrations of nitrogen and even calcium (nettle tea was a common beverage prepared throughout Europe for similar reasons).
During military training, he was swinging on lawyer cane over a creek when it broke and he fell into a stinging tree.
I managed to negotiate dozens of stinging tree leaves by moonlight, to find my way back to the track and then back to my car.
GIVEN the same notoriety as crocodiles and snakes, the stinging tree is an interesting source of stories, especially the ones about how intense the pain was and how long it lasted.
wiped their bum with a stinging tree leaf and couldn't sit down for a week'.