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  • Labels: flowers, gardening, hepatica nobilis comments:

    Soon Spring

  • The discovery of Wollemia (named after the national park. it's from the Aboriginal Darkinjung dialect meaning "look around you") nobilis (after David Noble) was likened to finding a small dinosaur alive on Earth.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Climate Change and Australia's Living Pinosaur

  • Earlier this year, an alert greenhouse owner in Pennsylvania saw odd symptoms on his seedling bay laurel (Laurus nobilis).

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  • Consequently, the degrade soil now supports exotic species such as 'coco plum' Chrysobalanus icaco, lemon grass Cymbopogon citratus and calice du pape Tabebuia pallida, along with the endemic Dillenia ferruginea (R), Paragenipa lancifolia, Memecyclon elaeagni, Syzygium wrightii, Pandanus multispicatus and Deckenia nobilis, as well as Intsia bijuga and Canthium bibracteatum.

    Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, Seychelles

  • According to the Esoteric Oils site, Mandarin oil is extracted from Citrus reticulata (also known as Citrus nobilis, madurensis, unshiu, deliciosa) of the Rutaceae family and is also known as European mandarin, tangerine, naartjie and true mandarin.

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  • The site holds several Gondwanan relict species as well, surviving in restricted microsites, such as the Wollemi pine Wollemia nobilis only discovered in 1994 in an almost inaccessible gorge, the shrub Acrophyllum australe and the podocarp Microstrobus fitzgeraldii, restricted to wet rocks near waterfalls and only recorded in the Jamieson Valley.

    Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia

  • Notable mountain forest birds are the Rwenzori turaco, Musophaga johnstoni and the handsome francolin, Francolinus nobilis; also the forest ground thrush Turdus oberlaenderi and the shoebill Balaeniceps rex.

    Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Other birds sometimes seen here include the black-faced hawk Leucopternis melanops, red-shouldered macaw Diopsittaca nobilis, painted parakeet Pyrrhura picta and savannah seedeaters Sporophila spp.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • Bay Leaf is harvested from the Laurel tree laurus nobilis and is noted for its distinctive fragrance when cooked.

    Fesenjen - Chicken in Pomegranate and Walnut Sauce

  • They share many features in common with moss forests in the upper montane zones, such as a dense undergrowth, abundant bryophytes, presence of conifers, and the presence of Casuarina nobilis (a nitrogen-fixing plant).

    Sundaland heath forests

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