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  • In addition to various sounds produced at other times, an elephant when about to charge gives vent to a shrill loud ` trumpet'; and on such occasions rushes on its FIG.
  • This condenser is charged electrically and then suddenly discharged and violent electrical oscillations are set up in it, that is to say, electricity rushes to and fro between the antenna and the earth.
  • Schinzia, which forms galllike swellings on the roots of rushes; Gymnosporangium, causing excrescences on juniper stems; numerous leaf Fungi such as Puccinia, Aecidium, Sep/one, &c., causing yellow, brown or black spots on leaves; or Ustilago in the anthers of certain flowers.
  • The giant rushes Xanthorrhoea and Kingia are peculiar to Australia.
  • The giant rushes Xanthorrhoea and Kingia are peculiar to Australia.

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