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Related to Carpinus: Ostrya, Carpinus caroliniana
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Noun1.Carpinus - mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeamsCarpinus - mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeams; sometimes placed in subfamily Carpinaceae
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
Betulaceae, birch family, family Betulaceae - monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
hornbeam - any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus
Carpinus betulus, European hornbeam - medium-sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow-orange in autumn
American hornbeam, Carpinus caroliniana - tree or large shrub with grey bark and blue-green leaves that turn red-orange in autumn
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112 St Carpinus betulus (hornbeam), horseradish, 125 to 150 cm
A similar study was performed by Akkemik (1995) and has demonstrated the possibility of the discrimination of Carpinus orientalis and Carpinus betulus in terms of pollen morphology.
Other sacrificial offerings that do the job well include Carpinus Betulus (hornbeam), Crataegus (hawthorn), Hippophae Rhamnoides (seabuck thorn) and Lonicera Nitida Baggesens gold with its sunshine yellow foliage.
The key structural plants were topiary Carpinus, used as a theatrical backdrop to the folly, a spiral box topiary, situated beside automated shears, moving buxus spheres and twirling conical bay trees.
Diarmuid's amazing raises the roof The key structural plants are topiary Carpinus, which are used as a theatrical backdrop to the folly, a spiral box topiary, situated beside automated shears, moving buxus spheres and twirling conical bay trees.
in Europe, Prunus, Crateagus, Quercus, Ficus, Morus, Alnus, Fraxinus, Pistacia, Juglans, Ceratonia, Platanus, Fagus, Castanea, Tilia, Ulmus, Salix, Populus, Pistacia, Robinia, Malus, Pyrus, Vitis, Acer, Betula, Carpinus, Acacia, Eleagnus, Paliurus etc.
These formations are also rich in Fraxinus ornus, Juniperus oxycedrus, Phillyrea latifolia, Carpinus orientalis, Quercus pubescens, Acer campestre, Arbutus unedo, Clematis flammula, Erica arborea, Crataegus monogyna and Syringa vulgaris.
Algunos generos de arboles cuantitativamente importantes en los bosques mesofilos de montana (Rzedowski, 1996, Castillo, 1991, Zola, 1987, Gomez-Pompa, 1966) y presentes en el parque son: Carpinus, Clethra, Cornus, Liquidambar, Oreopanax, Persea, Prunus, Quercus, Styrax, Turpinia, Heliocarpus y Ternstroemia, mismos que poseen especies caracteristicas de este tipo de vegetacion.
mutilatus is known to attack many hardwood species, including Acer, Albizzia, Carpinus, Castanea, Cornus, Fagus, Lindera, Osmanthus, and Swietenia spp.
1], which represents 74% of total stand volume) mixed with Carpinus betulus L.
Carpinus caroliniana is also known as Ironwood or Musclewood due to its sinewy appearance.