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  • "Livistonia australis" amended to _Livistona australis_.

    Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture

  • Ancient Greek word bapto, meaning "to dip" or "immerse", while the specific name australis is Latin for "southern".

    Find Me A Cure

  • Baptisia australis, false blue indigo (a Missouri native).

    Amsonia hubrichtii: 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • In the very earliest days after the Northerner changed into a blog from an email, I launched a tragic post about the slaughter of the north's Cordyline australis plants following last winter's vicious temperatures.

    It's the green shoots of recovery - for cordyline palms anyway

  • I was pleased to see a fine specimen of Baptisia minor, a dwarf and very slow-growing Baptisia with more of a cascading growth habit than the usual B. australis.

    K-State Gardens « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • The Southern Right Whale Eubalaena australis (a krill feeder) was almost 'hunted' to extinction, and was saved only by banning their killing.

    Taking Odds On A Western Wolf Hunt

  • The Lord Howe Island stick insect (Dryococelus australis) had not been seen alive in over 70 years.

    Boing Boing

  • The Southern Right Whale Eubalaena australis (a krill feeder) was almost 'hunted' to extinction, and was saved only by banning their killing.

    Taking Odds On A Western Wolf Hunt

  • Her current thesis research is being conducted at Hatches Harbor salt marsh on Cape Cod in Provincetown, MA, focusing on facilitating seed dispersal in a partially restored salt marsh with persistent stands of invasive Phragmites australis (common reed).

    Contributor: Megan Boyle

  • His later work has focused on the distribution of barnacles in the Hackensack River of New Jersey, gastropod feeding on detritus of Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis from polluted and non-polluted areas, toxicity tests of Roundup on fiddler crabs and ribbed mussels, studies of Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis as habitat for ribbed mussels in the Meadowlands of New Jersey, and studies of benthic biodiversity prior to reverse osmosis in China.

    Contributor: Marion McClary

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