Definitions

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  • adj. Perrier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Perrier's ..."

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Although there have been few studies (mostly carried out more than 40 years ago), and the flora is not well known, many of the species are unique to this formation, including Diospyros perrieri (the ebony of the west coast), several Delonix species, and Musa perrieri (the only wild banana in Madagascar).

    Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, Madagascar

  • Madagascar recently made headlines in the botanical world with the rediscovery of Takhtajania perrieri, the only Afro-Malagasy member of the primitive family Winteraceae, in the northeast of the country.

    Biological diversity in Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

  • It flourished there on a diet consisting mainly of C. perrieri.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • They noticed that this particular bamboo later identified as Cephalostachyum perrieri was different from the giant bamboo species.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Neither did the leaves of C. perrieri, favored by H. griseus.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • H. griseus ate the leaves of one bamboo species, Cephalostachyum perrieri.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • It found itself unable to displace H. griseus from the tasty patches of C. perrieri.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • P. candidus and Perrier's sifaka P. perrieri are now regarded by some as distinct species, and among those taxa previously included within

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Of the forms previously included within P. diadema, Milne-Edward's sifaka P. edwardsi, the Silky sifaka P. candidus and Perrier’s sifaka P. perrieri are now regarded by some as distinct species, and among those taxa previously included within P. verreauxi, we now have Coquerel’s sifaka P. coquereli, the Crowned sifaka P. coronatus and Decken’s sifaka P. deckeni raised to species level by some primatologists.

    Archive 2006-09-01

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