frond


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compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycad

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Going into the kitchen, I saw a dog's nose peering in through a break among the ruddy fronds.
Slender purple grasses topped with red and yellow fern-like fronds grew rankly all about us to the height of several feet above my head.
Canoes, many canoes, urged by paddles or sailed before the wind by the weight of the freshening South East trade on spread fronds of coconut palms, moved across the smooth surface of the lagoon.
Through the heavy Caspakian air, beneath the swollen sun, the five men marched northwest from Fort Dinosaur, now waist-deep in lush, jungle grasses starred with myriad gorgeous blooms, now across open meadow-land and parklike expanses and again plunging into dense forests of eucalyptus and acacia and giant arboreous ferns with feathered fronds waving gently a hundred feet above their heads.
The surface of the fronds is beautifully glossy; and those parts formed where fully exposed to the light are of a jet black colour, but those shaded under ledges are only grey.
Even ice begins with delicate crystal leaves, as if it had flowed into moulds which the fronds of waterplants have impressed on the watery mirror.
The forest floor was a rosy carpet of autumn fronds.
State by Ocean Breeze, a collection of five landmark villas located on Frond M of the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.
It will be constructed on two plots, consisting of four towers -- two on each frond -- and each containing 343 apartments, as well as 34 three-bedroom villas, with leasing opportunities available.
The developer added that Jumeirah Heights Fronds will be constructed on two plots of land and will consist of four towers - two on each frond - each containing 343 apartments ranging from one to four bedrooms, as well as 34 three-bedroom villas, with leasing opportunities available.
A screw was inserted at the center of the frond to serve as a connection point for acoustic recordings.
2] respectively for the compressed oil palm frond bio-composite board used phenol formaldehyde resin, while the MOR values for urea formaldehyde bio-composite board were 15.
6; n = 120), so the total weight of 10 individuals roosting in a palm frond would be ca.
2012), excluding the rhizome and frond fragments contained in the packet (Fig.
Light and length of exposure on frond elongation in Laminaria ochroleuca has been shown to be a very important factor affecting growth under laboratory conditions [9].