Casuarinaceae


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Casuarinaceae

[‚kazh·ə‚wa·rə′nās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The single, monogeneric family of the plant order Casuarinales characterized by reduced flowers and green twigs bearing whorls of scalelike, reduced leaves.
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In this context, it seems probable that reductions in Casuarinaceae 2 which commence at 1.20 m represent active selective removal of these trees for timber, as is inferred for the 1.12-1.16 m sample (Gale and Pisanu, 2001) following an earlier period of settlement.
G mEq Tcpr Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Attention should be given to the presence of a pyrrolizidine alkaloid in Casuarinaceae of the same type as produced by Crotalaria, Leguminosae (Castilho et al., 1999).
Caracteres % Familias Citas Anatomico- 7 Casuarinaceae, Flores 1977, 1978, taxonomico Poaceae 1979, Fernandez 1984, Montiel 1976a Coloracion 1 Orchidaceae Gonzalez y Mora- de la flor Retana 1996 Morfologia 8 Araceae, Bixaceae, Barahona 1977, Di floral Fabaceae, Stefano y Chaverri Orchidaceae 1992, Maldonado de Magnano 1990, Mora-Retana y Gonzalez 1996, Ribera y Flores 1983, 1988 Morfologia 12 Avicenniaceae, Camacho y Bellefleur foliar Azollaceae, Poaceae, 1996, Flores 1975, Marsileaceae, 1980, Flores et al.
The organic citrus grove was surrounded by a rain retention furrow filled with wind-breaking vegetation--Casuarina (Casuarinaceae), Eugenia (Myrtaceae), Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae), Tithonia (Asteraceae), Sabal (Arecaceae), and other plants--on 3 sides that fostered a heavy buildup of moist detritus and, at times, stagnant water puddles.
Male flowers are monosymmetric by reduction to a single stamen in Casuarinaceae (Flores & Moseley, 1990), and some Juglandaceae (Abbe, 1974; personal observation) and Myricaceae (Abbe, 1972).
Spring, 1826) (Fagales: Casuarinaceae), native to Australia, is a fast-growing, medium--sized evergreen tree of 10-15 m to 25 m high and 3 feet (91 cm) in diam at the base with gray bark on new branches and brown dark on the old ones.
Anatomy and aspects of development of the staminate inflorescences and florets of seven species of Allocasuarina (Casuarinaceae).