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  • adj. long-leafed

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Examples

  • ANGOPHORA LANCEOLATA was every where; Callitris grew about the base of the hills, and some very singular acacias, a long-leaved grey kind of wattle, the ACACIA STENOPHYLLA of Cunningham.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • There were only four different kinds of plants at this terminating point of our journey, viz. the small eucalyptus, the long-leaved acacia, the large tea grass, and a new diaeceous plant which covered the marshes, named polygonum junceum.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • It would appear that the water is frequently stationary at that height for a considerable time, as long moss and other marks of stagnant waters were remaining on the trunks and roots of the trees, and on the long-leaved acacia, which was here a strong plant.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • The project, which started in Elim in February this year, has to date cleared almost 500ha of land surrounding the village of alien vegetation, mostly Port Jackson, long-leaved Wattle, Myrtle and Pine.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • These tough, long-leaved grasses are found in tidal marshes in North America, Europe, and Africa.

    Chapter 6

  • Members of the Spartina genus are tough, long-leaved grasses found in tidal marshes in North America, Europe, and Africa.

    Chapter 9

  • Both, Casca explained, came from a fleshy, long-leaved plant with sharp spines that was known as the magucy.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • The breezes of evening were gently sighing through the tops of the long-leaved pines which stood near; while still nearer stood several large live-oaks, which spread out their aged arms, as if to shelter what was sacred.

    The Book of Enterprise and Adventure Being an Excitement to Reading. for Young People. a New and Condensed Edition.

  • The gigantic forests of the United States consist principally of the long-leaved pine, _Pinus palustris

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • The ground was level as a parlour floor, and free from brushwood or undergrowth of any kind, except a few long-leaved, fragrant ferns, and in places a thick carpet of flowering vines and creepers.

    The Island Home

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