Myoporum


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Myoporum

Australian genus of plants in the Myoporaceae family; contain a number of poisonous substances, of which sesquiterpenes are the most significant; the most important is a hepatoxin, ngaione, which causes photosensitization, jaundice and death in animals eating them. Includes M. acuminatum (boobialla), M. deserti (Ellangowan poison bush), M. laetum (ngaio), M. montanum, M. serratum (boobialla), M. tetrandrum, M. adscendens, (boobialla), M. insulare (boobialla).
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The myoporum hedge, which is the boundary separating us from our neighbours, was pruned severely in March and April and the new growth is gradually dying away.
Most members of the family (Eremophila, Myoporum, and Pentacoelium, plus three undescribed genera) are found primarily in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands Mauritius and Rodrigues (Heywood et al.
arroyo willow Scrophulariaceae Figwort Family Myoporum laetum G.
Vegetacion introducida en el punto de muestreo PF3, area intervenida por un proyecto de mejoramiento paisajistico, con vegetacion arborea sembrada que incluye entre otras a Acacia horrida, Eucalyptus robusta, Myoporum laetum, Prosopis pallida y Vachellia macracantha, combina areas sombreadas con otras expuestas a la radiacion solar, suelo arenoso-pedregoso con parches de mantillo, agua suministrada mediante riego.
000 plants forestiers de cypres, caroubier, eucalyptus sp, acacias, faux poivrier, myoporum a ete reservee a la subvention en nature aux prives, precise-t-on de meme source.
populnea and Callitris glaucophylla with Eremophila or Myoporum in understorey located around Spring Hill Picnic Ground and eastwards.
Rich green Myoporum parvifolium carpets the area closest to the front door.
Along the way, we collected on sheaoks, wattles, Myoporum, Correa, and grasses.
A new thrips pest of Myoporum cultivars in California, in a new genus of leaf-galling Australian Phlaeothripidae (Thysanoptera).
1995) y siete en el presente trabajo: Casuarina equisetifolia, Myoporum acuminatum, Nerium oleander, Acacia aroma, Schinus terebinthifolius, Eucalyptus sp.
I was hoping you could solve a problem with my Myoporum laetum.