coniferous tree


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Noun1.coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing conesconiferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
larch tree, larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
golden larch, Pseudolarix amabilis - Chinese deciduous conifer resembling a larch with golden yellow leaves
fir tree, true fir, fir - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
true cedar, cedar tree, cedar - any cedar of the genus Cedrus
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
hemlock tree, hemlock - an evergreen tree
douglas fir - tall evergreen timber tree of western North America having resinous wood and short needles
Cathaya - Chinese evergreen conifer discovered in 1955; not yet cultivated elsewhere
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
cypress tree, cypress - any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones
Athrotaxis selaginoides, King William pine - evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves that curve inward
dawn redwood, metasequoia, Metasequoia glyptostrodoides - large fast-growing Chinese monoecious tree having flat bright-green deciduous leaves and small globular cones; commonly cultivated in United States as an ornamental; known as a fossil before being discovered in China
arborvitae - any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis
keteleeria - Asiatic conifers resembling firs
Wollemi pine - newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct; Australia; genus and species names not yet assigned
araucaria - any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds
dammar pine, kauri pine - any of various trees of the genus Agathis; yield dammar resin
plum-yew - any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope; sometimes cultivated as ornamentals
celery pine - Australasian evergreen conifer having a graceful head of foliage resembling celery that is composed of phyllodes borne in the axils of scalelike leaves
podocarp - any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed
Podocarpus coriaceus, yacca, yacca podocarp - West Indian evergreen with medium to long leaves
brown pine, Podocarpus elatus, Rockingham podocarp - large Australian tree with straight-grained yellow wood that turns brown on exposure
African yellowwood, cape yellowwood, Podocarpus elongatus - South African tree or shrub having a rounded crown
Podocarpus totara, totara - valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves
Dacrycarpus dacrydioides, kahikatea, New Zealand Dacryberry, New Zealand white pine, Podocarpus dacrydioides - New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood
Dacrydium cupressinum, imou pine, red pine, rimu - tall New Zealand timber tree
Dacrydium colensoi, tarwood, tar-wood - New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes
common sickle pine, Falcatifolium falciforme - small tropical rain forest tree of Indonesia and Malaysia
Falcatifolium taxoides, yellow-leaf sickle pine - a rain forest tree or shrub of New Caledonia having a conic crown and pale green sickle-shaped leaves; host species for the rare parasite yew
Lagarostrobus colensoi, silver pine, westland pine - timber tree of New Zealand having shiny white wood
Dacrydium franklinii, huon pine, Lagarostrobus franklinii - Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium
Nageia nagi, nagi - medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves; southern China to Taiwan and southern Japan
miro, Podocarpus ferruginea, Prumnopitys ferruginea, black pine - New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry
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With a few days left to Christmas, the members of Christian community start decorating the evergreen coniferous tree, real or artificial, as a tradition associated with the celebration of Christmas.
Members of Christian community have almost finalized their preparations for celebrating this festival through decorating the evergreen coniferous tree either real or artificial.
ABSTRACT: Moose (Alces alces) browse on coniferous tree species to different extents during winter; for example, Norway spruce (Picea abies) is avoided, Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is preferred, with juniper (Juniperus communis) of intermediate use.
Also, most coniferous tree species produce resin ducts as a reaction to environmental stress (Gartner, 2007; Schweingruber, 2007).
city parks) within the city limits of Emporia and were landscaped with a variety of native and non-native deciduous and coniferous tree species generally planted in single, evenly spaced rows to serve as wind blocks around the perimeter of each property.
From one of the best natural-history university presses around, this reference is an illustrated guide to the development of coniferous tree species in North America.
Which coniferous tree produces cones and are harvested for Christmas trees?
Which coniferous tree produces cones and is harvested for Christmas trees?
Regarding transition from coniferous tree cover to mixed forest, this change was observed predominantly in the northeastern hilly part of the study site, where the elevation and associated environmental conditions favor potential vegetation of mixed and deciduous forest stands.
From citrus fruit rinds and seeds, coniferous tree formulas, essential oils, flowers, fruits and roots, peoples all over the world have been cleaning their home environment with natural plant-based products.
2 How could needle-shaped leaves help a coniferous tree retain water?