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elm

(elm) any tree of the genus Ulmus ; Ulmus rubra is the slippery elm, the source of slippery elm bark.
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A closer examination of changes in Ulmus species in the tree and understory layers revealed general decreases throughout the study sites (Table 5).
The stress can also be of biotic origin, such as the present-day extension of Dutch elm disease, which has caused since the beginning of the century the death of many Ulmus species in alluvial forests [e.