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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The holotype was collected by sifting leaf and log litter in broadleaf and podocarp forests.
Zealandia is a 500-year project with a goal that some day the landscape is restored to how it was before the arrival of humans, complete with giant podocarp forests and a thriving native ecosystem.
In a typical podocarp ovulate cone at the time of secretion of the pollination drop the cone is always erect, as a result of the gravimorphic sensitivity of the cone axis (Fig.
Follow the Southern Scenic Route through rural heartland and podocarp forests, past hidden lakes and meandering waterfalls.
Flood disturbance and the coexistence of species in a lowland podocarp forest, South Westland, New Zealand.
Recently, foliage of a second podocarp with well-preserved cuticle has also been collected (Fig.
Effects of rat poisoning operations on abundance and diet of mustelids in New Zealand podocarp forests.
Overall, this lack of evidence for isolation between Australia and New Zealand since the Gondwanan break-up agrees with other recent studies of other New Zealand taxa, such as podocarp trees (Pole 1994), galaxiid fish (Waters et al.
year Location Vegetation F (mg/kg) Limestone Native bush 175 Downs podocarp Native bush 180 broadleaf Pasture/sheep 394 grazing Native bush 68 podocarp Native bush 43 broadleaf Pasture/sheep 400 grazing Normanby Grass 210 Pasture/dairy 371 cattle grazing Ballantrae Pasture/sheep 116 grazing Pasture/sheep 259 grazing Palmerston Pasture/mowing 133 North and sheep grazing trial " 226 Table 8.
The site had originally been under native broadleaf/ podocarp forest that was cut in about 1860.
Prior to European land-clearance during the 19th century, Banks Peninsula was mostly covered in podocarp forest.
In order to recognise such variation, separate soil cores were collected from around the base of 2 different tree types in the native bush: broadleaf (Griselinia littoralis); podocarp, Miro (Podocarpus ferrugineus) and Rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum).