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privet

(Science: botany) An ornamental European shrub (Ligustrum vulgare), much used in hedges; called also prim. Egyptian privet. See lawsonia. Evergreen privet, a plant of the genus rhamnus. See Alatern. Mock privet, any one of several evergreen shrubs of the genus phillyrea. They are from the Mediterranean region, and have been much cultivated for hedges and for fancifully clipped shrubberies.

Origin: Cf. Scot. Privie, Prov. E. Prim-print, primwort. Prob. For primet, and perh. Named from being cut and trimmed. See, Prim, and cf. Prime to prune, Prim, n, Prie.


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... subject: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello Jed, How fine, If You would be so kind to send a privet message than I will inform you as much as I can. To: quorumsensing@hotmail.com Sincerely, Back to top bugga New Member Joined: 11 Nov 2005 Posts: ...

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Transpiration and wind speed.

If it helps, privet is indeed a xerophyte, or so I believe...

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by Katti
Wed May 10, 2006 2:29 pm
 
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Transpiration and wind speed.

Hey! Im using wild privet and cherry laurel. The cactus thing is a good idea only then you've got a new factor introduced- surface area. Makes things too complicated! At least with those two their surface area is relatively similar! ...

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by orville
Sun May 07, 2006 9:55 pm
 
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Transpiration and wind speed.

Is privet a xerophytic plant? Im using privet and laurel but Im not sure if privet is or not. any ideas?

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by jeny
Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:53 pm
 
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