from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A division of Cirripedia, including the stalked or goose barnacles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Lamarck's classification (1801-12), one of two orders of Cirripedia, distinguished from Sessilia; the pedunculate as distinguished from the sessile cirripeds. They have six pairs of biramous feet, and are such as the Lepadidæ and Pollicipedidæ.
  • An order of brachiopods, comprising all having shells attached by a peduncle (Lingula, Terebratula, etc.): contrasted with the Sessilia (Orbicula, Crania, etc.).


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  • Associated broadleaf species are the willow-like Chosenia arbutifolia, aspen Populus tremula, birches Betula pendula, and B. alba, Siberian rowan Sorbus sibirica, Siberian almond Amygdalys pedunculata, bird cherry Prunus asiatica, Siberian apricot P. sibirica with an understorey of honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum and currants Ribes rubrum, R. nigrum.

    Lake Baikal Basin, Russian Federation

  • The semi-desert (desert steppe) which covers most of the Great Lakes Basin has three major plant communities: the Oxytropis aciphylla - Caragana leucophloea, the Artemisia rutifolia - Caragana leucophloea, and the Amygdalus pedunculata - Caragana lecucophloea community.

    Great Lakes Basin desert steppe

  • Thus Quercus robur has twenty-eight varieties, all of which, excepting six, are clustered round three sub-species, namely, Q. pedunculata, sessiliflora, and pubescens.

    II. Variation under Nature. Doubtful Species

  • _ Many forms represented by two types, probably good species, _Q. pedunculata_ (with stalked acorns) and _Q. sessiliflora_ (with stalkless acorns).

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Perty, Eichwald; _V. grandis_ Perty; _V. pedunculata_ Eichwald; _Cothurnia crystallina_

    Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission 21:415-468, 1901

  • _Cephalotaxus pedunculata fastigiata_, and more commonly known under its old name of _Podocarpus koraiana_.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Weeping varieties of ashes were found wild in England and in Germany, and broom-like oaks, _Quercus pedunculata fastigiata_, are recorded from Hessen-Darmstadt, Calabria, the Pyrenees and other localities.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Jacques had sown a large lot of elms, [615] _Ulmus pedunculata_.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • In the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, east of the 101 FWY, off Potrero Rd., head to Rancho Sierra Vista, and look for Dodecatheon clevelandii (shooting star), Castilleja affinis (Indian paintbrush), and Viola pedunculata (Johnny jump-up).


  • If you want something different, try French lavender (L stoechas subspecies pedunculata), which grows to around two feet (60cm) and bears dark purple flower spikes topped by bright purple bracts which look like rabbits 'ears.



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