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  • Barely five feet away from it, a cluster of p. foetida var. gossypiifolia had sprouted and promised some aggressive growth.

    Jayme Lynn Blaschke's Gibberish

  • Herbaceous plants have also adapted to this arid zone including several endemic varieties of Galapagos tomatoes (Lycopersicon cheesmanii), passion flower (Passiflora foetida), and species of the endemic gerneras Tiquilia and Chamaesyce.

    Galápagos Islands xeric scrub

  • Boscia foetida, and Ficus ilicina as well as the characteristic Aloe dichotoma.

    Succulent Karoo

  • The coastal plains of Palestine and the upper Jordan Valley are dominated by Hyparrhenia birta grasslands, with scattered thorny shrubs and small trees such as Paliurus spina-christii, Rhamnus palaestinus, Rhus tripartita, and Anagyris foetida.

    Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests

  • An abandoned plantation of introduced sisal (Agave sisalana) growing with Mauritius hemp (Furcraea foetida) is found on the northern end of the island.

    Ile Europa and Bassas da India xeric scrub

  • Below 1,000 meters (m) the common tree species include Sterculia foetida and Calophyllum teysmannii (both of which produce oil-bearing seeds) and Aleurites moluccana.

    Timor and Wetar deciduous forests

  • Dominant trees include Tamarindus indica and Sterculia foetida.

    Lesser Sundas deciduous forests

  • Parkinsonia africana, Acacia nebrownii, Boscia foetida, B. albitrunca, and Catophractes alexandri as well as smaller karoo bushes such as Pentzia spp. and Eriocephalus spp. are also typical.

    Namibian savanna woodlands

  • Biologists call these little redworms Eisenia foetida, but generations of brook trout fishermen would say the portant thing is knowing where to find them-in a manure or leaf pile, beneath a log-and where to use them-anywhere the brook trout are wild and hungry.

    The High Art of Worm Fishing

  • It's bleedin' obvious what foetida means, but asa is obscure.

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