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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Alaudidae.

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  • Fourth, the plains area support dense groves of mulga, acacia, native fuschia Eremophila spp. with perennial grass understorey Eragrostis eriopoda; the intergrove areas, however, are sparsely vegetated.

    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

  • Milvus migrans, Oenanthe deserti, Alaudia arvensis, Eremophila alpestris, and Corvus corax are bird species commonly found throughout the ecoregion.

    Gobi Lakes Valley desert steppe

  • Away from the water's edge understories include Acacia, Eremophila, and Melaleuca spp., with chenopod shrubs towards the drier margins.

    Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee

  • The genus _Eremophila_ inhabits the deserts of Northern Africa, where it resembles the sand in color.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883

  • The botanical name of this plant is Eremophila scoparia.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • [Eremophila serrulata] Eremophila latifolia, F.M. in Linnaea 25, 428.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • This last species might be separated from Eremophila; it is not however referable to Stenochilus, with some of whose species it nearly agrees in corolla, but from all of which it differs in its glandular scariose calyx.

    Expedition into Central Australia

  • The genus Eremophila was founded on very unsatisfactory materials, namely, on two species, E. oppositifolia and alternifolia, which I found growing in the same sandy desert at the head of Spencer's Gulf in 1802, the only combining character being the scariose calyx, which I inferred must have been enlarged after flowering.

    Expedition into Central Australia

  • Nor are there any extensive families peculiar to these regions; the only characteristic tribes being that small section of aphyllous, or nearly aphyllous Cassiae, which I have particularly adverted to in my account of some of the species belonging to Captain Sturt's collection; and several genera of Myoporinae, particularly Eremophila and Stenochilus.

    Expedition into Central Australia

  • BioProspect has discovered a naturally-occurring termite-resistant oil found in the Eremophila mitchelli tree, also known as the false sandalwood or buddha, which is a native bush found throughout rural Australia.

    northernstar.com.au: The Northern Star

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