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davidia

(dəˈvɪdɪə; dæˈvɪdɪə)
n
(Plants) any tree of the genus Davidia, esp Davidia involucrata, which is native to China and has white, dovelike flowers
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Potential effects of climate change on geographic distribution of the Tertiary relict tree species Davidia involucrata in China.
He then moved again, taking a position as Chinese plant collec-tor with the firm of James Veitch & Sons, who were eager above all to retrieve the dove tree, Davidia involucrata.
Yn y gerddi, ac yn ei blodau ar hyn o bryd mae'r goeden hances boced, sef y Davidia involucrata.
The tree, also known the Davidia Tree, is named after Father Armand David, a French Franciscan missionary who died at the turn of the 20thcentury.
Addressed by turns to Nair's fellow agent and to Adriko's fiancee, Davidia, this carefully plotted novel is part farcical road trip and part commentary on globalization and exploitation.
He then moved again, taking a position as Chinese plant collector with the firm of James Veitch & Sons, who were eager above all to retrieve the dove tree, Davidia involucrata.
Finalmente, y como es caracteristico de nuestra revista, se presenta el caso de estudio "Llego la escasez y mando a parar", desarrollado por el profesor Andres Lopez, como resultado del trabajo de grado de los estudiantes Neira Davidia, Wilson Yhovanni y Sigifredo Orrego.
Trees include willow, silver birch, a selection of firs, acer and a rare Davidia tree also known as the 'handkerchief tree'.
My favourite plants include Cornus Controversa "variegate", Acer Griseum and Davidia involucrata which, among others, are native to China.
The plant has a similar air to Davidia involucrata, the pocket handkerchief tree, and could almost be mistaken for a genetically modified clematis X snowdrop.
Peter Cundell was a relieved man when Takitwo (33-1) took the Trethowans Solicitors Handicap by two lengths and a neck from Davidia and Fateful Attraction.