Washingtonia


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Washingtonia

 

a genus of fan-leaved palms. There are two species— W. filifera and W. robusta—both of which are palms with thick trunks up to 25 m high and large crowns. These palms grow in arid regions of southern California, Arizona, and northwestern Mexico. In the USSR they are cultivated in gardens on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus; in other regions they are grown in greenhouses.

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He added that in the median strips of the federal capital, the trees planted were Gab, Alstonia, Amaltas, Kachnar, Largestromia, Stercolia, Brochicotton, Citrus, Washingtonia Palms.
Indigenous tribes used the West's only native species, the California fan palm (Washingtonia filifera), as a resource for food, shelter, and tools.
The diet analysis is based on examining fecal sacs which were carried out by parents and placed on the bark of Washingtonia robusta and Jacaranda mimosifolia near the nest during the breeding season 2014/2015.
Las especies vegetales en las que se encontraron los nidos fueron Eucalyptus sp., Juniperus sp., Yucca filifera, Citrus sienesis y Washingtonia filifera (Figura 1B), mientras que la altura a la que se localizaron los nidos vario entre los 2.5 y los 21 metros.
The mammoth tree of California has been claimed by English as well as Americans for their greatest men, and has been named by the former Wellingtonia and by the latter Washingtonia, but a celebrated Vienna professor, Endlicher, as eminent a botanist as he was a linguist, had already, in 1847, established a genus which comprises the mammoth trees as well as the scarcely less magnificent Red Woods of California, and had named it Sequoia, in commemoration of the aboriginal linguist; and as long as botanical science exists both these wonders of the western world will perpetuate the name of the Cherokee Cadmus.--Missouri Republican, Sept.
He said at some locations due to less adaptability of soil, the Washingtonia trees were planted having aesthetic value and good survival rate.
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The 12-letter WASHINGTONIA (W3) allows us to add HAWAII to the previously identified pair of IOWA and WASHINGTON.
Furthermore, the native California fan palm, Washingtonia filifera (Lindl.) H.Wendl.
reclinata, hamaerops humilis, Trachicarpus fortunei, Washingtonia filifera and W.

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