Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • This is either Astragalus drummondii or A. bisulcatus.

    Oxytropis sericea - The Panda's Thumb

  • Surface material deposits from glaciers and icefields form moraines which are colonized by lichens and mosses, horsetail Equisetum sp., willows Salix spp., fire weed Epilobium sp., and mountain avens Dryas drummondii.

    Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States

  • While flowering dogwoods and Pacific dogwoods are the showiest native species, the rough leaf dogwood Cornus drummondii is the wildlife champ, feeding 40 species of birds.

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  • [48] - and some, such as Dryas drummondii, are pioneer species that tend to occur prior to tree-dominated stages of succession

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