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Tropical conifers

Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 03:29:28 PM

I've been working on a story about tropical and subtropical conifers, and just to pique your interest, I want to show you a bouquet of different conifer leaves. These samples come from the Montgomery Botanical Center, where botanist Chad Husby is building one of the largest collections of warm-growing conifers in the world.


Clockwise from top: Calocedrus rupestris; Nageia
wallichiana; Podocarpus elongatus 'Blue Chip';
Araucaria muelleri; Dacrydium nausoriense

and the blue form of Cupressus cashmeriana.

 

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