Definitions

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  • adj. Bunge (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Bunge's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Bunge.

Examples

  • Dominant plants of the steppe include grasses and forbs such as Stipa bungeana, Pennisetum flaccidum, Aristida triesta, Orinus thoroldii, Artemisia webbiana, and Trikeraia hookeri.

    Yarlung Zambo arid steppe

  • Replacing them are an interesting collection of specimen trees, including Sargent's weeping hemlock (Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'); weeping larch (Larix decidua 'Pendula'); lacebark pine (Pinus bungeana); and umbrella pine (P. pinea).

    post-gazette.com - News

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