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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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At the bottom of the space, several specimen trees and Davidia involucrata, known as the ghost tree, will feature.
Potential effects of climate change on geographic distribution of the Tertiary relict tree species Davidia involucrata in China.
Many of Barto's original rhododendron hybrids and plants, such as the rhododendron Decorum and The Dove Tree (Davidia Involucrata,) still are growing strong in the garden.
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.
Make this the year you see your first handkerchief tree (Davidia involucrata) in bloom with white papery bracts flapping in the breeze, or admire the Paulownia tree in bloom with its foxglove flowers.
Trees include willow, silver birch, a selection of firs, acer and a rare Davidia tree also known as the 'handkerchief tree'.