Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several species of marine gastropods belonging to Velutina and allied genera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Velutinidæ.

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Examples

  • Some low forest associations are Bonnetia neblinae and Neotatea neblinae; Podocarpus roraimae, Schefflera umbellata, Daphnopsis steyermarkii, Psychotria jauaensis, Befaria sprucei, and Weinmannia velutina; and the endemic-dominated association on the Cerro Yapacana of Bonnetia tristyla, Tepuianthus yapacanensis, Symplocos yapacanensis, and Gongylolepis yapacana.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • In all over 400 plant species have been recorded, including 3 endemic species: the gameleira Ficus noronhae, the mulungo Erythina velutina and the burra leiteira Apium escleratium.

    Brazilian Atlantic Islands, Brazil

  • This temperate deciduous oak-hickory forest is dominated by oaks including white, black and chestnut oaks, Quercus alba, Q. velutina, Q. prinus and hickories including pignut and mockernut, Carya glabra and C. tomentosa with some beech Fagus sp., maples Acer spp., tulip tree Liriodendron tulipifera, ash Fraxinus sp. and eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana.

    Mammoth Cave National Park, United States

  • The past and present isolation of Sierra de la Laguna from the rest of the peninsula has played a major role in producing an extraordinary array of unique species including the pine (Pinus lagunae) and the black oak (Quercus velutina).

    Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests

  • Some vegetation associations in these low forests are Bonnetia neblinae and Neotatea neblinae; Podocarpus roraimae, Schefflera umbellata, Daphnopsis steyermarkii, Psychotria jauaensis, Befaria sprucei, and Weinmannia velutina; and the endemic-dominated association on the Cerro Yapacana of Bonnetia tristyla, Tepuianthus yapacanensis, Symplocos yapacanensis, and Gongylolepis yapacana.

    Tepuis

  • Black oak (Quercus velutina) canyon live oaks, and manzanitas (Arctostaphylos spp.) are common associates in these montane forests.

    California coastal sage and chaparral

  • Q. dendata, Q. lusitanica, Q. prinus, Q. robur and Q. velutina amongst others are used for tanning leather, while textile dyes are extracted from Q. tauricola, Q. variabilis and Q. velutina.

    Chapter 5

  • When extracted with Folin-Ciocalteu reagent, Q. alba (0. 41-2.54%) contained less phenolics (tannic acid equivalent) than Q. rubra (3. 72-4.47%) or Q. velutina

    Chapter 5

  • Within North America, where Prosopis spp. are commonly known as mesquite, P. glandulosa and P. velutina have potential to become devastating weeds.

    Chapter 1

  • Salinity tolerance of the tree legumes mesquite (prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana, P. velutina and P. articulata), algarrobo (P. chilensis), kiawe (P. pallida) and tamarugo (P. tamarugo) grown in sand culture on nitrogen-free media.

    Chapter 8

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