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 (frē-mŏn′tē-ə, -chē-ə, frĭ-)
[New Latin, after John Charles Frémont.]
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Noun1.fremontia - flannelbushFremontia - flannelbush        
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Sterculiaceae, sterculia family, Sterculiaceae - a large family of plants of order Malvales
California beauty, flannel bush, flannelbush - any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers
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(45.) In 2012, scholar Gary Lowe published an article arguing that Endlicher did not intend to name the tree for Sequoyah, but that Sequoia semperiverens, referred to the fact that he was classifying the tree in a sequence with similar trees; "Sequoia came directly from the Latin for 'sequence.'" Gary Lowe, "Endlicher's Sequence: The Naming of the Genus Sequoia," Fremontia 40, no.
in America had with their worldwide contacts, developed plant classifications based on 'natural systems.' In 2012, Gary Lowe, writing in Fremontia: The Journal of the California Native Plant Society, made a case for Sequoia being from the Latin "sequor" (to follow) for the species' place among the Cypress conifers.
Research on birds in these riparian areas has focused on plant communities dominated by cottonwood (Populus fremontia), willow (Salix species), and exotic saltcedar (Tamarix species) along the Colorado, San Pedro, and other major rivers of the region (e.g., Carothers et al., 1974; Rice et al., 1984; Rosenberg et al., 1991; Brand et al., 2010).