Loiseleuria


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Noun1.Loiseleuria - one species: alpine azalea
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
alpine azalea, Loiseleuria procumbens, mountain azalea - creeping mat-forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose-pink flowers
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We found positive selections for Graminaceae, Juncaceae and Cyperaceae ([W.sub.m] = 2.10; [W.sub.inf] = 1.96; [W.sub.sup] = 2.24), Alnus viridis ([W.sub.m] = 4.72; [W.sub.inf] = 1.54; [W.sub.sup] = 9.08) and Loiseleuria procumbens ([W.sub.m] = 4.66; [W.sub.inf] = 1.87; [W.sub.sup] = 10.26).
flavocuspis, all japonica, Gentiana other species nipponica, germinated to Loiseleuria higher percentage procumbens, under warm Patrinia sibirica, temperatures (35/ Pennelianthus 25 [degrees]C or frutescens, 30/20 [degrees]C).
Large spots display bare mineral soil, interspersed with small clones of Loiseleuria procumbens, scattered specimens of Arctostaphylos alpinus, Juncus trifidus, Carex bigelowii, Ranunculus glacialis (temporarily) and fragments of reindeer lichens (Cladina spp.).
Above 900 m in elevation, the grassland-forb-shrub formation is replaced by an alpine vegetation dominated by extensive heath mats of crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), alpine azalea (Loiseleuria procumbens), diapensia (Diapensia lapponica), Kamchatka rhododendron (Rhododendron kamtschaticum), purple heather (Phyllodoce empetriformis), Alaska heather (Cassiope lycopodioides), alpine bearberry (Arctostaphylos alpina), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis idea), bog blueberry (V.
Many Alpine clump-forming plants, such as the Alpine azalea (Loiseleuria procumbens), spread their branches over the soil, forming dense carpets that bear the small flowering shoots and fruit.