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  • These were sometimes employed in the service of the true God, as in the present case: but more frequently in the service of idols; and were called excelsa, which is commonly (though perhaps not so accurately) rendered high places; not because they were always upon hills, for the very worst of all, which was that of

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • These were sometimes employed in the service of the true God, as in the present case: but more frequently in the service of idols; and were called excelsa, which is commonly (though perhaps not so accurately) rendered high places; not because they were always upon hills, for the very worst of all, which was that of Topheth, or Geennom, (Jer.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 09: 1 Kings The Challoner Revision

  • The gallery forests are dominated by Cynometra vogelii; the patches of dense dry forest by Isoberlinia doka, Anogeissus leiocarpus, Cola cordifolia, Antiaris africana, which is nationally threatened, Chlorophora excelsa (VU), and the edible akee Blighia unijugata.

    Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • This is the western limit of the widespread, tall emergent tree Dinizia excelsa, and the eastern limit for naturally occurring cacao (Theobroma cacao).

    Madeira-Tapajós moist forests

  • Brazil nut trees (Bertholletia excelsa) and mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) are also found here.

    Tapajós-Xingu moist forests

  • Other large trees, some with commercial value, on the terra firme are the Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa), sucupira (Bowdichia virgilioides), and rubber (Hevea spruceana).

    Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests

  • Prominent tree species include Lecythis odora, Lecythis turbinata, brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa, rare in this area), Cenostigma tocantina, Bombax tocantinum, and the large liana Bauhinia bombaciflora.

    Tocantins-Araguaia-Maranhão moist forests

  • The Jurua River Basin seems to be the western limit to the natural occurrence of Bertholletia excelsa, the Brazil nut tree.

    Juruá-Purus moist forests

  • Trees in other families include Lophanthera lactescens and Polygala scleroxylon, a tree with very hard and heavy wood, as well as Joannesia heveoides, Manilkara excelsa, and Duckeodendron cestroides.

    Madeira-Tapajós moist forests

  • There is a sudden change to sub-montane cloud forest around 900 m and above 1,000 m Parinari excelsa becomes dominant, with Syzygium montanum Ochna and Gaertnera spp.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

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