from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A division, ordinal or subordinal, of the class or order Ctenophora, including those comb-bearing hydroids or ctenophorans which have a pair of oral lobes: distinguished from Tæniata and Saccata. The Lobata are composed of such forms as Eurhamphæa, Bolina, Mnemia, Calymma, and Ocyroë.

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  • n. ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage; body compressed vertically having two large oral lobes and four pointed processes


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  • Good for succession: the early pink rose gives way to the late-summer yellows, oranges and reds of Ipomoea lobata (Spanish flag), which goes well with rudbeckias, crocosmias and Hemerocallis 'Frans Hals'.

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  • Over 230 bird species have been recorded, 143 typical of primary forest, including white-breasted guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides (E), Nimba flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae (I), western wattled cuckoo-shrike Campephaga lobata (V), and yellow-throated olive greenbul Criniger olivaceus (V).

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  • Willows, Western Sycamore, Box elder, Fremont Cottonwood, and the Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) were dominant tree species.

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  • Here is an unpleasant roadside weed, the infamous kudzu vine, Pueraria montana var. lobata.

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  • The Los Angeles basin and San Fernando Valley were noted for their extensive savannas of coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) and valley oak (Quercus lobata).

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