Torreya


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Noun1.Torreya - nutmeg-yewsTorreya - nutmeg-yews        
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
California nutmeg, nutmeg-yew, Torreya californica - California evergreen having a fruit resembling a nutmeg but with a strong turpentine flavor
stinking cedar, stinking yew, Torrey tree, Torreya taxifolia - rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed
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A Framework for Debate of Assisted Migration in an Era of Climate Change, 21 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 297 (2007) (describing assisted migration efforts to save the Florida torreya (Torreya taxifolia) from extinction).
We started working with Torreya Partners, a Manhattan-based firm that connects companies and investors.
The Florida torreya tree is an example, along with the proposed relocation of the Quino Checkerspot butterfly and the Iberian lynx.
For example, the Florida torreya is an endangered conifer found only in a handful of stands along a 35-mile stretch of the Apalachicola River in Florida and Georgia.
Florida Legal Services will host a building dedication ceremony to officially name the structure the Paul Doyle Justice Center on Thursday, December 10, at 2425 Torreya Drive in Tallahassee.
A number of endangered species, including two of the world's rarest trees, the Florida torreya and the Florida yew, live only here.
Several scientific magazines, among them Science, Torreya, Botanic Gazette, carried her work.
Wallace (aMNh); 7 [male],5 [female], Liberty County: Torreya Ravine, 30[degrees]34'N084[degrees]56'W, 16 April 1938, W.
Cyrtaucheniidae Myrmekiaphia torreya Gertsch and Wallace, 1936 (8 F)
The enthusiast will search out the rarer trees such as Taiwana cryptomeriodes or Torreya californica.
The plants that did make the list include such high-profile victims of ecological mishaps as the Florida torreya, a tree from the same family as the yew that produces the cancer drug taxol.
Torreya Partners LLC served as financial advisor to GTx for the transaction.