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Synonyms for ginkgo

deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds

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Ginkgo biloba cause to create new bone formation, capillaries and enhance the ratio of inflammatory cells in maxillary sutures.
Apparently, ginkgos have complex root systems, but we'll have it down before next term.
Q: My 3-year-old ginkgo stands at about 5 feet high and has plenty of leaves from about 3 1/2 feet down.
GINKGO {GINK-go} Linnaeus 1771 * Maidenhair Tree * [Chinese yin, silver, and hing, apricot, in reference to the appearance of the seed which has an outer fleshy coat and a hard silver-colored inner coat.
A Baja garden features the starkly tapered boojum tree and other flora native to the arid peninsula; a 1/3-acre cienega (fresh-water pond) should play host to migrating cranes, egrets, and great blue herons in December; and a new primitive garden includes flora from the Paleozoic era: cycads, ferns, and ginkgos.
Before flowering plants emerged, the seed-bearing plant world was dominated by gymnosperms, which have cone-like structures instead of flowers and include pine trees, sago palms and ginkgos.
In hundreds of thousands of acres, we have planted goldenraintrees, ginkgos, and dawn redwoods from China instead of one of our beautiful native oaks, and in doing so we have lost the chance to grow and support 534 species of carterpillars, all of them nutritious bird food.
But once upon a time, in the Jurassic period of the Mesozoic era, the climate was wet and warm; ferns, sequoias, pines and ginkgos flourished along the shoreline of a large, shallow lake.
Ginkgos are especially beautiful in late fall when leaves turn golden.
China has some ancient ginkgos, including one thought to be 3,500 years old.
Ginkgos and multituberculates: Evolutionary interactions in the Tertiary.
The bisaccate pollen of many conifers occurs as well in both Paleozoic and Mesozoic seed ferns, and the pycnoxylic wood typical of the group is also found in ginkgos and many fossil groups beginning with the progymnosperms.
If you take a stroll down Chestnut Street in any city, it's more than likely lined with oaks, pears, or even ginkgos, because a fungus has forced the tree into a deep sleep beneath the soil.
The dessert is topped with a slowly stewed date, lotus seed and ginkgo nut and drizzled with caramel sauce and osmanthus honey.
reproductive biology of Ginkgo has fascinated botanists since the