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  • adjective Palmer (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Palmer's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Palmer, especially Edward Palmer.


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  • The forested areas are dominated by tree species such as Bursera copallifera, B. palmeri, B. bipinnata, Ipomoea intrapilosa, I. Murucoides, Ceiba aesculifolia, Euphorbia fulva, Leucaena glauca, and Lysiloma divaricata.

    Bajío dry forests 2007

  • There are two endemic San Pedro Mártyr lizards, the sideblotched lizard Uta palmeri living in densities of 2,200/hectare, and the whiptail Cnenidophorus martyris; the only native mammal is also a Gulf endemic, the fish-eating bat Myotis vivesi (VU).

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico 2008

  • A succulent that takes sun or shade, Sedum palmeri grows into a fat rosette atop a stalk.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Matlock contours the ground with S. palmeri, planting enough so that it pools out like waves.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Volatile methyl ketone seed-germination inhibitors from Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats. residues

    MyLinkVault Newest Links 2008

  • There are fields of huge, sculpted white granite boulders or black lava cliffs that shelter botanical apparitions such as boojums (Fouquieria columnaris), twisted and swollen Baja elephant trees (Pachycormus discolor), sixty-foot (18 m) tall cardones, strangler figs (Ficus petiolaris ssp. palmeri) that grow on rocks, and blue palm trees (Brahea armata).

    Subdivisions of the Sonoran Desert 2009

  • ** a year ago today, opportunity knocked at palmeri **

    Fresh - LA Times 2007 Restaurant Guide is Full of F Words 2007


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