Arecaceae

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The locomotive, guided by an English engineer and fed with English coal, threw out its smoke upon cotton, coffee, nutmeg, clove, and pepper plantations, while the steam curled in spirals around groups of palm-trees, in the midst of which were seen picturesque bungalows, viharis (sort of abandoned monasteries), and marvellous temples enriched by the exhaustless ornamentation of Indian architecture.
There stood beautiful palm-trees, oaks, and plantains; there stood parsley and flowering thyme: every tree and every flower had its name; each of them was a human life, the human frame still lived--one in China, and another in Greenland--round about in the world.
While the palm-tree motif had cropped up in his paintings before, it proliferated wildly that year, spreading like an exuberant cancer across a range of mediums and objects, both traditional (paintings, sculptures, prints) and not so traditional (wallpaper, stockings, pullovers--the latter courtesy of one of Kuhn's more enthusiastic supporters, a typesetter called Ernst Gloor).
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa suggested the sector start with dates and work towards boosting the standards of other palm-tree derived products.
The Premier spoke as he patronised a palm-tree symposium 'Life And Civilisation; at Isa Cultural Centre.
Palm-tree derived food still represents an important ingredient in the region's daily nutrition and is a symbol of life and giving, he said.
If you can't move to the islands, create your own sanctuary with Tommy Bahama's new 37-piece furniture collection featuring palm-tree motifs on upholstered chairs that are similar to the designs on his sport shirts, plus richly carved pineapples on the table legs and plenty of woven rattan in weathered finishes.
Areas that today can only support salt-marsh vegetation," says Putz, "were thriving palm-tree forests in the 1940s.
Westermann, and model-train enthusiasts (note the palm-tree trunks carefully formed from paint and the pine bark glued to the carved trees, piece by tiny piece).
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A study, prepared by Dhi-Qar Province has showed that west Iraq's Babel Province has occupied the first rank in the planting of palm-trees among other Iraqi Provinces, confirming that it possessed 1 million and 358,261 palm-trees, i.
Babel Province had occupied the 1st rank in the number of palm-trees, as it possessed 1 million 358,261 palm-trees, i.