lignumvitae


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lignumvitae

[′lig·nəm′vīd·ē]
(botany)
Guaiacum sanctum. A medium-sized evergreen tree in the order Sapindales that yields a resin or gum known as gum guaiac or resin of guaiac. Also known as hollywood lignumvitae.
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Toumeyella lignumvitae, a new species of scale insect from the Florida keys (Homoptera: Coccidae).
Laboratory research, utilizing Siphonaria alternata from Lignumvitae Key and Big Pine Key, subjected larvae within the jelly mass and larvae without the jelly mass to low salinity for different lengths of time.
The flats around Teatable Key on the oceanside are known for bonefish, as are the shallower flats around Lignumvitae Key and Shell Key.