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oleaster

(ō'lēăs`tər), common name for members of the Elaeagnaceae, a family principally of shrubs with leathery leaves and a dense covering of glistening hairs. Most members of the family are steppe and rock plants of the Northern Hemisphere; a few species are indigenous to the United States. Several are cultivated as hardy ornamental shrubs, especially the buffalo berry (Shepherdia argentea), whose edible fruits were gathered by Native Americans and by the Alaskan Eskimos; the common oleasters (Elaeagnus angustifolia and related species); and the sea buckthorn (Hippophaë rhamnoides), a native of the Old World. Oleaster is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Proteales.
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It found that Mr Parfitt should never have been transferred to the Oleaster Unit, and that his long wait for an assessment contributed to him wanting to leave.
Kerry Webb, nurse consultant at the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Heath Trust, told the hearing that Mr Parfitt should have never been moved to the Oleaster Unit.
Berville, "Olive domestication from structure of oleasters and cultivars using nuclear RAPDs and mitochondrial RFLPs," Genetics Selection Evolution, vol.
As previously mentioned, oleaster, which represents the wild form of olive, is largely prevalent in the Mediterranean vegetation due to a high photosynthetic efficiency and drought tolerance, related to its tap-root system that allows a deep exploration of the soil and an easy implant on both sandy soils and rocks [5, 6].
Bertoft, "Sugar and phenolic acid composition of stored commercial oleaster fruits," Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, vol.
Elaeagnus pungens is a Chinese herb in the Oleaster family with the common name thorny olive or silverthorn.
The following item stands for love and is called "Senjed", fruit of the oleaster or lotus tree.
Species flammability (Hachemi et al., 2011) Species Flammability Acacia mollissima 2.85 Cistus crispus 2.27 Cistus monspeliensis 2.69 Cistus salviifolius 1.96 Erica arborea 2.11 Eucalyptus camaldulensis 1.12 Myrtus communis 1.21 Olea oleaster 1.69 Phillyrea angustifolia 2,97 Pinus pinaster 1.64 Pistacia lentiscus 1.88 Quercus suber 2.97 Teline linifolia 1.96 Thymelaea lythroides 0.47 Table 4.
oleaster leaves in hypercholesterolemic insulinresistant sand rats.
Beth bynnag am y chwedlau, mi wyddom fod y goeden olewydd wedi'i phlannu ac yn cael ei thyfu gan bobl Oes y Cerrig, ac mae Olea europea yn ddisgynnydd i'r oleaster, sef coeden olewydd sy'n tyfu'n wyllt, ac sy'n werthfawr iawn i'r diwydiant gwneud persawr.
X Gmel.) Palla 13 Scirpus pallidus (Britton) Fernald X ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family) Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.