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  • Christmas holly is usually either English holly, Ilex aquifolium, which has spiny evergreen leaves and bright-red fruit, or American holly, Ilex opaca, which is similar but has duller, less spiny leaves.

    An old chestnut, re-roasted

  • It is growing on a crazy wild cherry tree, the one with lichen on the trunk, so not deserving of the latin lookup that is growing right next to a wild American Holly, Ilex opaca.

    Fall Foliage Garden Tour And Muse Day « Fairegarden

  • They include small tree species such as dogwood (Cornus spp.), red bud (Cercis canandensis), cedar (Juniperus spp.), and American holly (Ilex opaca).

    Southeastern mixed forests

  • Asuncion is home to approximately 400 endemic Mariana flying fox (Pteropus mariannus), and 25 bird species, including the Micronesian starling (Aplonis opaca) and the Micronesian honeyeater (Myzomela rubrata).

    Marianas tropical dry forests

  • Inserti fundunt radii per opaca domorum, it is possible that _clatris_ may be the lost word. l.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • _P. _ nigra, opaca; antennis, mandibulis, pedibus abdominisque apice ferrugineis.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • For ten minutes we picked our way in the deep shadow along the foot of the wall, _per opaca locorum_, as the great weaver of words puts it, and then I turned outwards into the open field and the clear moonlight.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • Attici noctem celebrare mystae: 10 tanta per campos agitur silentis turba; pars tarda graditur senecta, tristis et longa satiata uita; pars adhuc currit melioris aeui: uirgines nondum thalamis iugatae15 et comis nondum positis ephebi matris et nomen modo doctus infans. his datum solis, minus ut timerent, igne praelato releuare noctem; ceteri uadunt per opaca tristes.

    The Last Pilgrimage

  • Phrygium ut nemus citato cupide pede tetigit, adiitque opaca siluis redimita loca deae, stimulatus ibi furenti rabie, uagus animis, deuolsit ilei acuto sibi pondera silice.

    Attis

  • Blood, it may be mentioned, first appears in the area vasculosa, the outer portion of the area opaca.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

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