cushion plant


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cushion plant

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(Botany) a type of low-growing plant having many closely spaced short upright shoots, typical of alpine and arctic habitats
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Botanist Natalie Tapson, who spent three months on Macquarie Island collecting seeds for the RTBGs Tasmanian Seed Conservation Centre, was also able to harvest 12 other plant species including the critically endangered Macquarie Island cushion plant (Azorella macquariensis).
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2011) reported that in cushion plant lawns, high soil oxygen coincided with these root systems, and methane emissions were absent.
This mire landscape in Moat Valley is characterized by abundant peat-forming cushion plants such as Astelia pumila, which is dominant and forms rigid 'blankets' or sometimes real hummocks that gives the mire a green appearance, and Donatia fascicularis, which is less frequent (Gebser, 2008).
Zero methane emission bogs: extreme rhizosphere oxygenation by cushion plants in Patagonia.
An employee-recycling center has been set up in the distribution center and cushion plant in Montevallo, where materials are separated and sent off for recycling.
The small size and cushion plant morphology of most of the vascular species made it impossible to use individual leaves or branches for such measurements.
Because of the small leaves and complex architecture of these cushion plants (Saxifraga caespitosa and S.
Autoliv's existing airbag cushion plant in Thailand opened just two years ago.
In the spring, they are full of luxuriant reeds and cushion plants.
Species in the silversword alliance show amazing variation in form, from small cushion plants and rosette shrubs to vines and trees.
The exotic family includes trees, shrubs, cushion plants and a vine.