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  • noun Alternative spelling of broadleaf.


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  • Just as the prairie is coming back to the abandoned neighbourhoods of Detroit, so the festival site seems to be returning to the kind of broad-leaf English forest that has not been seen since the Industrial Revolution, an Arcadia where nymphs, shepherds and shelf-stackers from the Park Road Tesco's, Europe's largest urban superstore, frolic on Midsummer's Eve.

    How all politicians have made a mess of my beloved Merseyside | Alexei Sayle

  • The chard and broad-leaf parsley wilted before I found a use for them, and the last bits of the remaining brocolli head is kind of turning yellow at the tips.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Nearly every other piece in Haslam's book-excerpts from Burning Daylight, The Valley of the Moon, The Little Lady of the Big House - can be appreciated from the cover of broad-leaf evergreens and the grass-lined trails of Jack's ranch, 840 acres now managed by the state's department of Parks and Recreation.

    Reconstruction of Jack London's Canadian cabin from his year as a prospector, now in Jack London Square, Oakland

  • Below 2,400 m, the vegetation is mixed broad-leaf forest of Symphonia globulifera, Prunus africana, Albizia and Podocarpus spp. with few large trees and a broken canopy except in valley-bottoms and flat ridge crests.

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

  • Below 700 m the community is predominantly evergreen broad-leaf with species such as Ternstroemia gymnatheri, Schima spp., chinquapins Castanopsis spp.,

    Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

  • The researchers determined that Myzopoda is not endangered by the loss of the moist tropical forests because the bat appears to have adapted very well to the large broad-leaf Ravenala that are often pioneering plants in zones where the original forests have been cleared and burned.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Myzopoda are often found in association with broad-leaf plants, most notably Ravenala madagascariensis or the Travelers 'Palm, a plant that is endemic to Madagascar but has been introduced to numerous tropical countries.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The most prevalent broad-leaf evergreen tree is the Pacific wax myrtle (Myrica pacifica).

    South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Oregon

  • These forests are also considered broad-leaf hardwoods that grow on limestone soil and include some of dominant tree species such as maderia or Caribbean Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni), and Gum-elemi or gum-limbo (Bursera simaruba).

    Bahamian dry forests

  • The golden or snub-nosed langur rhinopithecus roxellana is a rare species that lives in temperarate broad-leaf and coniferous mountain forests in southwestern China near Tibet.

    Archive 2007-05-01


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