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any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed

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Their analysis shows material (often pollens) from most plants of the forest including podocarps and beeches.
Zealandia is a 500-year project with a goal that some day the landscape is restored to how it was before the arrival of humans, complete with giant podocarp forests and a thriving native ecosystem.
Although characteristic of most podocarps the method has many variants determined by the diversity of cone morphologies Tomlinson et al.
Forest remnants were composed of Dacrydium and other podocarps primarily, and Metrosideros and Ascarina.
Natural regeneration of podocarps in the forests of the Whirinaki River Valley.
racemosa is much less than that of most podocarps, and is broadly similar to that of N.
Foliage and wood preserved at Newvale indicate a diverse range of podocarps including Dacrycarpus, Dacrydium, Halocarpus, Microcachrys, Phyllocladus, Podocarpus, and Agathis.
Ginkgoaceae) were abundant in the Northern Hemisphere and podocarps (Podocarpus, Podocarpaceae) were abundant in the Southern Hemisphere.
With the loss of their most significant seed predators over a century ago, oaks, beech, and podocarps may be experiencing "relaxed" selection or little negative impact for asynchronous reproduction.
The transition from the cordaitean to the early conifer condition cannot be traced in the fossil record, but Wilde (1944) has described a reduction series in the living podocarps which parallels the evolutionary changes leading to the simple male coniferous cone.
They also include the tall forests of eucalypts and podocarps in Australia and Tasmania, which are the homes of the world's tallest broadleaf trees and which have the most unusual fauna.
The slopes of the lakeside valleys were covered with gymnosperms similar to podocarps and cypresses.
In the Cordillera de Merida in Venezuela, the cloud forest occurs between 7,546 and 10,499 ft (2,300 and 3,200 m), showing a complex composition, frequently including sites dominated by the pino laso (Podocarpus rospigliosi); other podocarps are typical of the higher layers, such as P.
Cytogeographical relationships of the southern podocarps.
The ferns of the genus Trichypteris, the podocarps (Podocarpus) and the genera Magnolia and Talauma (Magnoliaceae) are very interesting survivors of a very ancient flora.