cabbage tree

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cabbage tree

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1. (Plants) Also called: ti a tree, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand having a tall branchless trunk and a palmlike top
2. (Plants) any of several other similar trees of the genus Cordyline
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Noun1.cabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when youngcabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Livistona, Livistona - fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
2.cabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable woodcabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic
Andira, genus Andira - small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
andelmin, angelim - any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira
3.cabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowerscabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
Cordyline, genus Cordyline - Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Aunque esta matriz presenta potreros y cultivo de cana de azucar, tambien presenta un 21,8% del borde donde hay numerosos arboles de manteco (Laetia americana) que son reconocidos hospederos de avifauna (TOKURA et al.
El deposito de San Lorenzo esta situado a unos 10 km al sur de Upata, al este de la carretera Upata-El Manteco.
En los parches mejor conservados, como en el de Las Pilas, cerca de la ciudad de Cartago, la vegetacion arborea alcanza un dosel de 30 m, con algunos elementos prominentes de caracoli, burilico, manteco, higueron, yarumo y ceiba.
Checklist of the savanna inhabiting frogs of the el Manteco region with notes on the is ecology and the descripition of a new species of tree frog (Hylidae, Anura).
Tambien se encuentran presentes, sobre la matriz de herbaceas, algunos arbustos que pueden alcanzar 2-3m de altura (fotografia 1) y que corresponden a las especies de chaparro (Curatella americana), chaparro manteco (Byrsonima crassifolia) y Casearia ulmifolia.