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


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


  • Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fireglow’ has orange flowers and red stems.

    Emergence « Fairegarden

  • Open conifer hardwood forests are also present, with open Quercus griffithii, Q. serrata, and the conifer Keteleeria evelyniana as the dominant tree species.

    Luang Prabang montane rain forests

  • I have a new one given by Christopher of Outside Clyde that might be E. griffithii with red orange stalks and taller that shows lots of promise.

    Euphorbia Chameleon Or Change Is Our Name « Fairegarden

  • Dominant tree species reach heights of 40-60 m, including Dipterocarpus griffithii, D. turbinatus, Sideroxylon longipetiolatum, Hopea odorata, Endospermum malaccense, and Planchonia andamanica.

    Andaman Islands rain forests

  • The diverse dipterocarp forests that occur in the southern portion of this ecoregion include numerous species such as Dipterocarpus alatus, D. griffithii, D. laevis, D. turbinatus, Shorea spp.,

    Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests

  • These temperate conifer forests are dominated by fir (Abies spectabilis), larch (Larix griffithii), hemlock (Tsuga dumosa), Juniperus recurva, and Juniperus indica.

    Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests

  • The Ngawchang valley, at 1,000 and 1,980 m between Htawgaw and Gangfang in the western part of the ecoregion, has a pine-oak association that is characterized by Pinus kesiya, Quercus incana, Q. serrata, and Q. griffithii.

    Northern Triangle subtropical forests

  • Shrubs include Sophora moorcroftiana, Leptodermis sauranja, Ceratostigma griffithii, and others, most of which are endemic to the Tibetan Plateau.

    Yarlung Zambo arid steppe

  • The former is characterized by Bruguiera parviflora, Aquilaria agallocah, Sonneratia griffithii, and Cynometra mimosoides and the latter by Amoora cucullata, Dysophyllum cochinchinensis, D. turbinatus, Intsia bijuga, Barringtonia acutangula, and Combretum trifoliatum.

    Myanmar coastal rain forests

  • In Pakistan, irrigation with 17 dS/m water gave yields of 5.5 kg per m2per year of Saccharum griffithii.

    Chapter 10


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