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A woody plant less than 5 metres (approx. 15 feet) high, either without a distinct main main stem, or with branches persisting on the main main stem almost to its base. A low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches.A woody plant less than ten metres in height.

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Re: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important

... a single patient. Through cladistic analysis, a phylogeny for the genus Taxus has been produced that shows Taxus cuspidata, a common ornamental shrub, to be a very close relative of T. brevifolia. Taxus cuspidata, then, may also produce large enough quantities of taxol to be useful. Having a ...

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important
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Re: Can some help identify this plant

I believe this is a Camelia Shrub and think it is mostly sub-tropical to tropical

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by tallblondealien
Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can some help identify this plant
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Can some help identify this plant

I have this Shrub? Or small tree growing with deep grren leaves and flower that are large white with pink spoted flowers.

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by squeaky1742
Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can some help identify this plant
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Help identifying a plant

Hi all, My wife and I just bought a house and we have a shrub in the front yard I'm trying to identify. Can anyone here help? If not, can you point me in the right direction? The link below has a picture of the shrub in flower: http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/SoZQQX2k0jpQWWC5DaVSjJFh0WPLVzjoAkbgoceMm24?feat=directlink ...

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by JarrodHayes
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help identifying a plant
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... Hyperaccumulator Sesbania drummondii.Environmental Science & Technology. 2009,43(3): 843-850. 3.Characterization of a Lead Hyperaccumulator Shrub, Sesbania drummondii.Environmental Science & Technology. 2002,36(21): 4676-4680. 4.Characterization of Phosphate Accumulation in Lolium multiflorum ...

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by jacksonchen
Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:32 am
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