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  • Cornus sericea ‘Cardinal’ backed by Juniperus chinensis ‘Gold Coast’

    An Old Irish Blessing Foliage Day « Fairegarden

  • Belamcanda chinensis foliage is crisp and vertical whilst one of the Lilium Regales reaches for the sky.

    Equal Time Mish Mash Monday* « Fairegarden

  • Officially know as Belmacanda chinensis, blackberry lily grows about 2-3′ tall.

    Blackberries in October? « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Here is the haul, fifteen little yet to become rose plants, Rosa chinensis ‘Angel Wings’.

    Rose Seeds « Fairegarden

  • The dominant conifers are Abies faxoniana, Picea asperata, P. wilsoni and purple-coned spruce P. purpurea (which is also being planted) with a sub-canopy of Betula albo-sinensisB. utilis, low Acer spp. and fountain bamboo Fargesia/Sinarundinaria nitida which suffered a major die-off after flowering in the 1970s and early 1980s, Fargesia denudata and F. chinensis.

    Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

  • These include a number of species that are internationally threatened: Picea brachtyla (VU), Larix mastersiana (VU), Pterostylax psilophylla (VU), Tsuga chinensis, Eucommia ulmoides, Pteroceltis tagarinowii, Euptelea pleiospermum, Dipteronia sinensis, Kingdonia uniflora and Magnolia officinalis.

    Huanglong National Scenic Area, China

  • Dolphins include bottle nose Tursiops truncatus, Irrawaddy Orcaella brevirotris (K) and Indo-Pacific humpback Sousa chinensis.

    Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Australia

  • From 1,700 m to 2,300 m, there is a belt of mixed forest with Chinese hemlock Tsuga chinensis, pines Pinus tabulaeformis and P. armandii, three species of maple Acer yui, A. erianthum and A. davidii with Alnus nepalensis, Juglans sigillata and Betula alnoides and an understorey of arrow bamboo.

    Huanglong National Scenic Area, China

  • Riparian habitats are threatened by trampling, grazing and fouling by domestic livestock; water diversion and dam building; conversion for agriculture; and introduced species such as the Tamarisk tree (Tamarix chinensis).

    Sonoran desert

  • Cholla cactus (Opuntia fulgida), organ pipe (Lemaireocereus thurderi), silver dollar cactus (Opuntis chlorotica), and jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) are a few of the numerous cacti in this ecoregion.

    Sonoran desert


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