from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of coniferous trees of the northen hemisphere, including the Norway spruce and the American black and white spruces. These trees have pendent cones, which do not readily fall to pieces, in this and other respects differing from the firs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees, of the tribe Abietineæ, including the spruce.
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- n. a genus of temperate and Arctic evergreen trees (see spruce)
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Two small mammals are also considered strictly endemic, the Bibundi bat (Chalinolobus egeria) and the pitch shrew (Crocidura picea, CR).
Phragmites communis.physocarpus. picea species. picture in landscape. pie plant.
According to Bochart, it arose from the confusion of the meaning of the Phœnician word ‘picea,’ which signified a ‘diviner.’
The silver-fir, of a whitish colour, like rosemary under the leaf, is distinguished from the rest, by the pectinal shape of it: The cones not so large as the _picea_, grow also upright, and this they call the female: For I find botanists not unanimously agreed about the sexes of trees.
There are of the fir two principal species; the _picea_, or male, which is the bigger tree; very beautiful and aspiring, and of an harder wood, and hirsute leaf: And the silver-fir, or female.
- A daily supplement of lignan from Norway spruce (picea abies) could reduce the incidence of hot flushes by over 50 per cent, suggests a new clinical trial from the US.
HOW: Pair this plant, also known as hamamelis mollis, with red-stem dogwoods, picea omorika, stewartia pseudocamellia, Ken Janeck rhododendron, black mondo grass and hellebores for an incredible winter garden.
Elytra depresfa, obfcure picea, fubti - lisfime punAata, 'capite thora* ceque fere longiora.
Frondoix. [in Epigrammate:] Ante quidem in 'virentibus frondofa picea ramis.
15-Mar-2007 - Linnea's HMRLignan, the plant lignan isolated and purified from the Norway spruce (picea abies), reduced markers of inflammation linked to heart disease, says new research from Italy.