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  • Swamp forest species are Entandophragma palustre, Coelocaryon botryoides and Symphonia globulifera.

    Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Shrubs include members of the heath family (Rhododendron macromulata, R. dahurica, and Vaccinium vitis-idaea) and wild rosemary (Ledum palustre).

    Mongolian-Manchurian grassland

  • Forests with Ledum palustre, Vaccinium uliginosum, lichens and mosses in ground cover dominate in the ecoregion.

    Northeast Siberian taiga

  • Symphonia globulifera, Entandrophragma palustre, Uapaca heudelotii, Sterculia subviolacea, Alstonia congensis, and species of Manilkara and Garcinia characterize the swamp forests.

    Western Congolian swamp forests

  • Conspicuous are the aromatic narrow-leaved white-flowered Labrador-tea Ledum palustre ssp. decumbens and, on richer drier soils, the purple-flowered Lapland rose-bay Rhododendron lapponicum.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • Hypnaceae (Aulacomnium palustre and others) as well as Sphagnum warnstorfii dominate in the moss layer.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • The range of materials and processes used by designers included hand-crocheted organic hemp, organic cotton hand dyed with ‘Earthues’ tints, linen jersey dyed with ‘Ledum palustre’ aka ‘Labrador tea’, organic ‘predator friendly’ wool, hand-felted with rainwater and vegetable soap.

    SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Eko-Laborative Fashion Week Exhibit | Inhabitat

  • For example, Helichrysum palustre has been recorded only from the summit plateau of the Drakensberg and the high mountains in Lesotho between 2,300 and 3,400 m.

    Drakensberg alti-montane grasslands and woodlands

  • Symphonia globulifera, Entandrophragma palustre, Uapaca heudelotii, Sterculia subviolacea, Alstonia congensis, and species of Manilkara and Garcinia.

    Eastern Congolian swamp forests

  • Rare species in northern Kazakhstan are: Ledum palustre, Oxycoccus palustris, Petasites frigidus, Eriophorum vaginatum, and E. gracile.

    Kazakh forest steppe

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