Sentence Examples

  • In the genus Abies, the silver firs, the cones are erect, and their scales drop off when the seed ripens; the leaves spread in distinct rows on each side of the shoot.
  • Silver Fir (Abies pectinate).
  • The Norway spruce seems to have been the "Picea" of Pliny, but is evidently often confused by the Latin writers with their "Abies," the Abies pectinate of modern botanists.
  • Of the Abies group, the silver fir (A.
  • This tree appears to have been the true "Abies" of the Latin writers - the "pulcherrima abies" of Virgil.

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