Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of puce.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The majority of the conifer tree species (Abies cephalonica, A. borisii-regis, Pinus heldreichii, and P. peuce) are endemic to the ecoregion.

    Pindus Mountains mixed forests

  • Two rare and endemic pine species (Pinus heldreichii and P. peuce) occur on certain mountain massifs.

    Pindus Mountains mixed forests

  • The endemic Macedonian pine Pinus peuce is widespread and forms the treeline in the granite half of the mountain.

    Pirin National Park, Bulgaria

  • Unique stands of Macedonian pine Pinus peuce and Bosnian pine P. leucodermis, up to 250-300 years old and 30-45 m high, are found in Bayuvi Doupki-Dzhindzhiritsa Reserve, on limestone.

    Pirin National Park, Bulgaria

  • Conifers (_Pinus silvestris_, _Picea excelsa_, _Pinus laricis_, _Pinus mughus_) are rare in the Balkans, but abundant in the higher regions of the southern mountain group, where the _Pinus peuce_, otherwise peculiar to the Himalayas, also flourishes.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • Engelmanni Carr. = ponderosa, 66 escarena Riss. = pinaster, 80 excelsa Hook. = peuce, 34 excelsa Wall.,

    The Genus Pinus

  • Beissner followed Hooker and named this species excelsa, var. peuce, in the first edition of his Handbuch (1891), but in the second edition he restored the Balkan Pine to specific standing.

    The Genus Pinus

  • A curious difference is found in the connectives of the pollen-sacs, small in peuce (fig. 113), large in excelsa (fig. 110).

    The Genus Pinus

  • The cone, when closed, is very narrow; its thin flat scales distinguish it from the cone of P. peuce, and its phyllotaxis from the cone of P. monticola.

    The Genus Pinus

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.