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Noun1.purau - shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shorespurau - shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
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the fishermen had just finished setting up a line of freshly cut purau trees in the basin.
Using bush knives and a chain saw, we cut a transect through the dense purau and other vegetation covering the sand dune, from the wave cut bank well inland to the top of the dune, along the same line on which TP-1 and -2 were located in 2003.
pagal bandinio aukUcio pokycius kirpimo bandymo metu bandinio aukUcio kitimo kreive gali buti priskiriama puraus grunto kirpimo kreivei (Mokni, Desres 1999; Fukushima, Tatsuoka 1984).
Orai itin lemia ir miesto aiksciu medziaginius skirtumus, visu pirma, gyvosios ir negyvosios medziagos, puraus ir kieto (27) pavirsiu santyki.