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Koala population distribution may be influenced by eucalyptus leaf toxin and nutrient content, especially in areas with low-quality food options
At the stroke of a pen a New Zealand endemic tree has for the last 31 years been incorrectly regarded the same as a group of 'weedy' Australian shrubs and small trees.
The New England Banksia is largely restricted to the eastern edge of the New England Tableland, and is common in places along Waterfall Way.
The January/February issue of Eucalyptus magazine is now available online and at over 350 Bay Area locations. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2011
The July-August issue of Eucalyptus magazine is now available online and at over 350 Bay Area locations. Los Gatos, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Eucalyptus magazine, the only lifestyle magazine that focuses exclusively on health, wellness and green living in San Francisco Bay Area, has just released its July-August 2011 issue.
The July-August issue of Eucalyptus magazine is now available online and at over 350 Bay Area locations. Los Gatos, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Eucalyptus magazine, the only lifestyle magazine that focuses exclusively on health, wellness and green living in San Francisco Bay Area, has just released its July-August 2011 issue.
This week the scientific journal Ecology Letters has published a synthesis of the ecological impacts of invasive plants worldwide.
Australian researchers said hardy eucalyptus trees exposed to high levels of carbon dioxide grow larger and use less water.
By Lieurance, Deah M DEAH M. LIEURANCE (USDA/ARS, Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, 3225 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314). Biomass allocation of the invasive tree Acacia auriculiformis and refoliation following hurricane-force winds. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 134: 389-397.
Xylomelum pyriforme is most commonly known as the woody pear. It is a species of tree in the Proteaceae family. The species name is derived from Latin. "Pyrus" means pear and "formus" means shape. X. pyriforme is classified as a large shrub or a small tree. It usually grows 13 to 16 feet high, although trees of up to 50 feet high have been documented in the Howes Valley northwest of Sydney. The large juvenile leaves have toothy margins with 6 to 11 teeth running along each edge. The adult...
Stenocarpus salignus is a shrub species, occasionally the plant may grow to heights that may classify it as a small tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scrub beefwood. The rainforest tree belongs to the Proteaceae family and is found growing naturally only in Australia. S. salignus plants typically grow between 30 and 65 feet tall. Occasionally the plant has been reported measuring up to 100 feet tall with a dark brown trunk measuring 24 inches in diameter....
Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...
Banksia verticillata is more commonly known as Granite Banksia or Albany Banksia. It is a species of shrub or occasionally a tree in the genus Banksia from the Proteaceae family. B. verticillata is a spreading, bushy shrub that grows up to 10 feet high on average, although it may grow up to a height of 15 feet in sheltered locations. In highly exposed areas that are open to high winds, it can be a much smaller shrub, or occasionally grow as a single-trunked tree. It has rough grey bark...
Banksia sphaerocarpa is a shrub or tree species. The species is also known as the Fox banksia or the Round fruit banksia. B. sphaerocarpa belongs to the Proteaceae family. The tree can be found throughout the southwest of Western Australia. B. sphaerocarpa typically grows between 3 and 7 feet tall. In the northern ranges with more dry and warmer climates the species will not grow as tall. Banksia sphaerocarpa produces green, linear leaves. Its leaves are narrow and grow between 1-4 inches...
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