columnar

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medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown Abies lasiocarpa , Alpine fir , subalpine fir
chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales Arecaceae , family Arecaceae , family Palmaceae , family Palmae , Palmaceae , Palmae , palm family
columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall black gum , Nyssa sylvatica , pepperidge , sour gum
candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers boojum tree , cirio , Fouquieria columnaris , Idria columnaris
extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit Carnegiea gigantea , saguaro , sahuaro
tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward Colorado blue spruce , Colorado spruce , Picea pungens , silver spruce
type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves Cycas , genus Cycas
small genus of Asian evergreen trees having columnar crowns and distinguished by leaves lacking a midrib; eastern Asia including India and Philippines and New Guinea genus Nageia , Nageia
genus of rot causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids genus Rhizopus
distinguished by its columnar fastigiate shape and erect branches Lombardy poplar , Populus nigra italica
columnar swamp tree of southeastern to midwestern North America yielding pale soft easily worked wood Nyssa aquatica , water gum
any of various columnar epithelial cells in the central nervous system that develop into neuroglia spongioblast
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