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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Mimoseae — certain legumes.
  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Sylviidae — certain warblers.


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  • There are many examples of rare animal species with restricted ranges in this ecoregion, such as the red-tailed newtonia (Newtonia fanovanae) or the brown-tailed mongoose (Salanoia concolor).

    Madagascar lowland forests

  • Approximately 40% of the forest is medium-rich to rich mixed forest, including key species such as red stinkwood Prunus africana, nationally threatened Newtonia buchanani, Symphonia globulifera, Chrysophyllum pruniforme, Podocarpus spp. and Strombosia scheffleri.

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

  • In the hills, there are fewer emergents and forests of Newtonia suaveolens, Couratari guanensis, Alexa sp.,

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • The swamp and gallery forests of Sierra Leone possess some unique plant associations that include Pterocarpus santalinoide, Napoleonaea vogelii, Uapaca heudelotii, Newtonia elliotii, Myrianthus arboreus, Cynometra vogeli, Mitragyna stipulosa and Raphia spp.

    Western Guinean lowland forests

  • Dominant canopy trees are Newtonia buchananni, associated with Albizia adianthifolia, Funtumia africana and Chrysophyllum gorungosanum.

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • The southern and southeastern slopes of Mulanje were, until recently, vegetated by lowland rainforest dominated by Newtonia buchananii and Khaya anthotheca.

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • The species utilized are usually Cleistanthus schlechteri and Newtonia hildebrandtii, the two sand forest dominants, and data indicates that these trees grow exceedingly slowly with low capacity for regeneration.

    Maputaland coastal forest mosaic

  • In the hilly habitat, fewer emergents are represented in forests of Newtonia suaveolens, Couratari guanensis, Alexa sp.,

    Guayanan Highlands moist forests

  • Cleistanthus schlechteri and Newtonia hildebrandtii consistently dominate the canopy, although C. schlechteri, Hymenocardia ulmoides, Psydrax fragrantissima, and the understorey trees Croton pseudopulchellus and Drypetes arguta are characteristic and largely confined to these forests within the region.

    Maputaland coastal forest mosaic

  • Sigel's brigade, which we learned had pushed as far to the front as Newtonia, but, meeting a superior force of the enemy at Carthage on July 5, had fallen back to Springfield.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army


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