podocarp


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podocarp

(ˈpɒdəʊˌkɑːp)
n
1. (Botany) botany a stem which supports fruit
2. (Plants) a tree from the genus Podocarpus
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Noun1.podocarp - any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed
genus Podocarpus, Podocarpus - evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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The holotype was collected by sifting leaf and log litter in broadleaf and podocarp forests.
A recent study recorded 44-69 possums/[km.sup.2] in such dryland habitat, 5- to 29-fold lower than the densities expected in more suitable podocarp, broadleaved forest habitat [24].
Zealandia is a 500-year project with a goal that some day the landscape is restored to how it was before the arrival of humans, complete with giant podocarp forests and a thriving native ecosystem.
In a typical podocarp ovulate cone at the time of secretion of the pollination drop the cone is always erect, as a result of the gravimorphic sensitivity of the cone axis (Fig.
Follow the Southern Scenic Route through rural heartland and podocarp forests, past hidden lakes and meandering waterfalls.
Conifers included the Guatemalan podocarp (Podocarpus guatemalensis), various pines, Guatemalan fir, and Mexican cypress.
Ecology of lianoid/epiphytic communities in coastal podocarp rain forest, Haast Ecological District, New Zealand.
Rata-Kamahi forest grows to around 65 feet high in 150 years, while tall podocarp trees--most commonly Rimu, Miro and Hall's totara--develop after about 1,000 years.
Flood disturbance and the coexistence of species in a lowland podocarp forest, South Westland, New Zealand.