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


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


  • Some of the characteristic species of the ecoregion include emergent trees up to 60 m tall (Entandrophragma congoense, Pentaclethera eetveldeana, Pericopsis elata, Gilbertiodendron dewevrei), shrub species of Drypetes (D. calvescens, D. capillipes, D. chevalieri), and abundant lianas and rattans.

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

  • A gallery of Mimosa asperata and Salix chevalieri grows along watercourses above a Cyperus maculatus understory.

    Inner Niger Delta flooded savanna

  • Lippia chevalieri M. was the least popular among the plants which composed "Suma-Kala."

    Chapter 7


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