lancewood


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lancewood

1. any of various tropical trees, esp Oxandra lanceolata, yielding a tough elastic wood: family Annonaceae
2. a New Zealand forest tree, Pseudopanax crassifolius, with a small round head and a slender trunk
3. the wood of any of these trees
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Lauderdale, Florida); swampbay collected at Deering Estate (Miami, Florida); camphor tree collected at Montgomery Botanical Center (Miami, Florida), Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, Florida), and a private residence (Lake Placid, Florida); and lancewood collected at Matheson Hammock (Miami, Florida).
From a moa's perspective, small lancewood seedlings' narrow, dark leaves would have been hard to see against the background leaf litter, the researchers report in an upcoming New Philologist.
If you've a taste for the unusual consider Pseudopanax ferox (inset), also called ferocious lancewood, which looks like a dead Christmas tree and makes a good conversation piece.
Degame, lemonwood, degame lancewood, degame sars, madrono, camaron, palo camaron, surra, alazano, guayabo, araguato, betun
He served in the Navy in 1942 as a master machinist on the USS Lancewood, including service on Iwo Jima.
New names could include Lancewood (Florida nectandra), great leadtree (great leucaena), Florida clover-ash (Florida tetrazygia), greenheart (coffee colubrina), princesstree (royal paulownia), fevertree (pinckneya), and Florida toadwood (Florida cupania).
In a camp in the lancewood wilderness, an old gold-digger contemplates life on the meager pension.