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Garryales - Garrya Congdonii, Garrya Elliptica, Eucommia, Aucuba, Garrya Fremontii, Garrya Flavescens, Garrya Buxifolia, Aucuba Japonica (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Garryales - Garrya Congdonii, Garrya Elliptica, Eucommia, Aucuba, Garrya Fremontii, Garrya Flavescens, Garrya Buxifolia, Aucuba...

Garryales - Garrya Congdonii, Garrya Elliptica, Eucommia, Aucuba, Garrya Fremontii, Garrya Flavescens, Garrya Buxifolia, Aucuba Japonica (Paperback)

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Chapters: Garrya Congdonii, Garrya Elliptica, Eucommia, Aucuba, Garrya Fremontii, Garrya Flavescens, Garrya Buxifolia, Aucuba Japonica, Garrya Veatchii, Garryaceae, Eucommiaceae, Eucommia Ulmoides. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 40. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Garrya congdonii or Congdon silktassel, a fairly common evergreen shrub native to the coastal ranges of California, is one of a small biological family of approximately twenty known species in the family Garryaceae, most of which are Garrya. While the female and male sexual organs of Congdon silktassel are on separate plants, the pendant male catkins are much more showy. This plant is reasonably attractive and neat enough in its growing habit to be appealing as a landscape species. It is stocked commonly at commercial plant nurseries. All Garrya are associated with warm temperate regions of North America. Leaves and spent bloomsCongdon silktassel has a multi-furcate trunk branching structure yielding an almost spherical form. The height can attain four meters, but more commonly averages two to three meters in the wild. Congdon silktassel, as all the genus Garrya, have opposite leaves that have a tough leathery feel, glossy green on top, but paler, slightly furry and duller on the underside. The dioecious flowers are concentrated in inflorescences which cascade downward as aments of approximately three to five centimeters in length. While the Congdon silktassel manifests separate male and female plants, the pendant male catkins are much more evident, up to 25 centimeters long; those of the female are shorter and silver-grey. Although the flowers bloom in late January and February, dried bracts remain on the tree well into summer as light gray decorations. The plant has smooth dark bark, dark-greenish when young, but wi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=429017

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-32475-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-32475-4
Barcode: 9781157324751

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