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the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)

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Broad-leaf trees tend to do more damage than evergreens because of the water they require.
This wood comes from evergreen trees, while it's counterpart, hardwood, such as oak, maple and birch, comes from deciduous, broad-leaf trees (we'll discuss hardwood in the September issue).
The huge broad-leaf trees in front of you have air plants and climbing vines that twine in and around the tree branches and trunks.
The species is found on both living and dead leaves of various broad-leaf trees and occurs occasionally on conifer foliage (Mockford 1993).
Broad-leaf trees tend to cause more damage than evergreens and Sheila is right to think an ash could be a more serious threat than her conifer.