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  • Named after the dominant mangrove species Heritiera fomes, locally known as sundri, this is the only mangrove ecoregion that harbors the Indo-Pacific region's largest predator, the tiger (Panthera tigris).

    Sundarbans mangroves 2008

  • Unlike the latter, the Rhizophoraceae are of only minor importance and the dominant species are sundri Heritiera fomes, from which the Sundarbans takes its name, and gewa Excoecaria agallocha.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh 2009

  • Apart from the large numbers of people employed by contractors in the commercial exploitation of sundri and other tree species, the local people are themselves dependent on the forest and waterways for such necessities as firewood, timber for boats, poles for house-posts and rafters, golpatta leaf for roofing, grass for matting, reeds for fencing and fish for their own consumption.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh 2009

  • Top-dying of sundri is most likely associated with the decrease in freshwater flow, either as a direct effect of increasing salinity or other associated edaphic changes.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh 2009

  • Concern has been expressed about recent indications of apparent deterioration in the flora, including localised die-back of sundri, commercially the most valuable of tree species.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh 2009

  • His approach to the soprano saxophone emulates shehnai and sundri as well as bansuri.

    A Guide to Classical Indian/Jazz Fusion by Allen Alley Cat Lutins 1994

  • She and Edna Talbot had gleefully climbed the ladder up to one of the two _suapattah_ huts, which are a kind of shelter of leaves built for the sundri wood collector upon high platforms near the water, and in which they had passed their first vermin-stricken night.

    Leonie of the Jungle Joan Conquest

  • He mentally reviewed his journey from the boat to the temple, fighting through the tiger-grass, breaking through the delicate impeding branches of the sundri trees, crushing the sundri breathers under his heavy boots as he tramped behind the guide, having failed to notice, owing to the resemblance that exists between one ordinary native and the next, that the guide and coolie of the jungle were not the guide and coolie of the paddle boat.

    Leonie of the Jungle Joan Conquest

  • But the space between the crowding sundri trees which predominate, is packed with an undergrowth of light shrubs through which you have to force and tear your way if you lose the track; and you trip and twist your ankle at every step on the abominable sundri breathers which thrust themselves through the soil at every inch, and vary in thickness from a stick of vermicelli to a good stout bough.

    Leonie of the Jungle Joan Conquest

  • Of lewse god in lond gersen. sulen ge sundri riche ben.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts Joseph Hall


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