Fouquieria splendens


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Noun1.Fouquieria splendens - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowersFouquieria splendens - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
candlewood - any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
Fouquieria, genus Fouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
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La etiqueta BMNH(E)2006-55 senala que fueron colectado por Joe Ball sobre Fouquieria splendens Engelm.
In Table 1, non-succulent bark is indicated for Artemisia californica, Bougainvillea glabra, Cercidium floridum, Erythrina caffra, Fouquieria splendens, Hedera helix, Malosma laurina, Malva assurgentiflora, Nerium laurina, Peritoma (Isomeris) arborea, and Prunus lyonii.
laxiflora Acacia farnesiana (Sp, S, F; PA, RV) (Sp; PA; RV) Acacia occidentalis Mimosa dysocarpa (S; PA; RV) (S, F; PA) Caesalpinia pulcherrima Nissolia schottii (F; W; PA; RV) (S; PA) Calliandra eriophylla Olneya tesota (Sp; S; PA) (Sp; PA, RV) Coursetia glandulosa Parkinsonia praecox (Sp; PA) (SP; S; PA; RV) Diphysa suberosa Prosopis velutina (S; PA) (Sp, S, F; PA, RV) Haematoxylon brasiletto Senna pallida (S; PA; RV) (Ns; RV) Havardia mexicana (Sp; PA; RV) Lysiloma divaricatum (Sp; PA) Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria macdougalii (Sp; S;PA; RV) Fouquieria splendens (Sp; PA; RV) Lamiaceae Hyptis albida (Sp- f w; pa rv) Malpighiaceae Callaeum macropterum (Sp> S F W; PA RV) Malvaceae Abutilon sp.
TABLA IV DATOS DE LA ESTRUCTURA ARBUSTIVA DEL BOSQUE DE MEZQUITE EN CUENCAME, DURANGO * Especie i/ha C C% D% Flourensia cernua 17 18,06 7,44 8,17 Larrea tridentata 42 34,27 14,11 20,19 Fouquieria splendens 7 20,51 8,45 3,37 Acacia berlandieri 10 3,36 1,38 4,81 Acacia constricta 3 1,77 0,73 1,44 Acacia crassifolia 8 8,54 3,52 3,85 Mimosa sp.
Some of the most common species are lechuguilla (Agave lechuguilla), biznaga (Coryphantha durangensis), candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica), ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), biznaga (Hamatocactus hamatocanthus), oregano (Lippia graveolens), huizachillo (Mimosa sp.), guajillo (Acacia berlandieri), limoncillo or vara resinosa (Viguiera stenoloba), nopal cegador (Opuntia rufida), cardenche (Cylindropuntia imbricata var.
Although the species can dominate the low shrub stratum in some areas, sharing dominance with microphyllous shrubs such as Larrea tridentata or Fouquieria splendens, in most localities, its population density is low compared with other species of Opuntia (i.e., 100 ind/ha, Mandujano et al., 2007).
Plants indicative of the desert scrub included creosotebush Larrea tridentata, ocotillo Fouquieria splendens and lechuguilla Agave lechuguilla (Henklein 2003).
Pollinator availability as a determinant of flowering time in Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens).
Within a short distance of the riparian zone, the vegetation was primarily a thorn-shrub desert characterized by ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), a variety of yuccas (Yucca sp.), chollas and cactuses (Opuntia sp.
Larrea tridentata se encontro en 51 sitios por lo que fue la especie mas ampliamente distribuida con una frecuencia de 46.36%, teniendo la mayor asociacion con la especie codominante Fouquieria splendens, en 14 sitios, seguida de la especie Prosopis glandulosa, en 13 sitios.
In the bed pictured here, two large, blue-green century plants (Agave americana), a spiny, sticklike ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), and a tall tree aloe are sculptural focal points among smaller, soft green agaves (A.