Betula


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Betula

[′bech·ə·lə]
(botany)
The birches, a genus of deciduous trees composing the family Betulaceae.
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The white birch of Europe is the silver birch, Betula pendula, named for the way its branches hang down.
1a4-5), and in Betula two tepals are initiated but stop developing early on, resulting in the lack of tepals in mature flowers of Betula (Fig.
6###Mohri###35 0'27.22"###7426'18.10"###3320 Eastern/###Steep and gentle slopes with patchy distribution of Betula
The cognitive evaluations were conducted by investigators with basic training in psychology who were specially trained to carry out the Betula cognitive test battery.
Norfolk County, Wheatfen Broad, sobre peridermis de Betula sp., 07-IV-1947, Ellis and Ellis 13466(c), 622389 (BPI).
It is one of the coldest regions in Poland, which is reflected in the presence of boreal plant communities, such as boreal bog-birch forest with Betula humilis Schrank in the understory and boreal spruce forest in the peat (Czerwinski 1995).
Self-taught naturalist Steve Brill showed the Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham, the twig also known as betula lenta, and asked him to give it a try.
Among trees, Betula utilis (IVI=53.29), Abies pindrow (IVI=49.63), Picea smithiana (IVI=33.61) and Taxus wallichiana (IVI=8.60) were dominant in the musk deer habitat.
Large forests of white birch tree (Betula platyphylla Suk) are found in the northern part of China, Kazakstan, Siberia, Russia, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan.