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  • Abundant subcanopy palm species are Welfia georgii, Socratea durissima and Iriatea gigantea and in permanently flooded areas, Raphia taedigera.

    Isthmian-Pacific moist forests

  • Tall Vernonia gigantea seedlings have been added for some late season purple towers.

    Denizens Of The Dark « Fairegarden

  • Last year when I was at the NHM Copenhagen, I had the opporunity to see a cast of the huge hyena Dinocrocuta gigantea.

    Devil Dinosaurs

  • Other plants include giant helleborine orchid Epipactis gigantea, button cactus Epithelantha micromeris, Guadalupe jewelflower Streptanthus sparsiflorus, Havard's gumweed Grindelia havardii and resurrection plant Selaginella pilifera.

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States

  • Plants such as tamarisk (Tamarix sp.) and giant cane (Arundinaria gigantea) are outcompeting native species and replacing them along the banks of the river, thus greatly altering the riparian zone.

    Rio Grande, United States

  • This island group is one of the few areas in the world where reptiles dominate the terrestrial fauna, with the largest world population (152,000) of giant tortoise Geochelone gigantea (R), which appears to be self-sustaining.

    Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles

  • Larger pots hold Gomphrena ‘Qis Carmine’, Stipa gigantea in the first row, Vernonia and Scabiosa have not yet germinated at each end of this row.

    Greenhouse/Sunroom Of Plenty « Fairegarden

  • I have started seeds for S. gigantea, but never know what success there will be from that.

    Leaves Of Grass(es)* « Fairegarden

  • The itty bitty teeny weeny seedlings are ironweed babies, Vernonia gigantea? that were discovered at the end of the knot garden just this week.

    Faireluriegarden-Someday « Fairegarden

  • Some characteristic species from these forests include Tristania obovata, Ploiarium alternifolium, Polyalthia glauca, Stemonurus secundiflorus, Radermachera gigantea, Salacca conferta, Livistona hasseltii, and Cyrtostachys lakka.

    Sumatran peat swamp forests

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