Sentence Examples

  • The dense forests of West Africa contain, in addition to a great variety of dicotyledonous trees, two palms, the Elaeis guincensis (oil-palm) and Raphia vinifera (bamboo-palm), not found, generally speaking, in the savanna regions.
  • Vinifera from those of other species.
  • The best known and longest cultivated species is the old-world grape-vine, Vitis vinifera; a variety of this, silvestris, occurs wild in the Mediterranean region, spreading eastwards towards the Caucasus and northwards into southern Germany, and may be regarded as the parent of the cultivated vine.
  • Vinifera, but show some very slight variations from the type of seed now prevalent.
  • The most important palm of the country perhaps is the Raphia vinifera, which produces the piassava fibre of commerce.

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