Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for Swedish botanist Erik Leonard Ekman

Examples

  • Other conifer species found particularly on the slopes of the central mountain range are the sabina (Juniperus gracilior), endemic sabina (J. ekmanii) and Podocarpus buchii.

    Hispaniolan pine forests

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