Definitions

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  • adjective Zenker (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Zenker's ..."

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Semi-deciduous forest covers almost all the areas between the rivers, most frequently comprising Staudtia stipitata, Polyalthia suavaeolens, Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Anonidium mannii and Parinari glaberrimum.

    Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Semi-deciduous forest covers almost all areas between the major river systems, and is characterized by Staudtia stipitata, Polyalthia suavaeoleus, Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Anonidium mannii, and Parinari glaberrimum.

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • Endemic reptiles include the gray chameleon (Chameleo chapini), crested chameleon (C. cristatus), Grant's African ground snake (Gonionotophis grantii), Fuhn's five-toed skink (Leptosiaphos fuhni), Peter's lidless skink (Fanaspis breviceps), Cameroon stumptail chameleon (Rhampholeon spectrum), and Zenker's worm snake (Typhlops zenkeri).

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

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