cones

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any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds araucaria
douglas fir of California having cones 4-8 inches long big-cone douglas fir , big-cone spruce , Pseudotsuga macrocarpa
tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine black pine , Jeffrey's pine , Jeffrey pine , Pinus jeffreyi
atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward blue jets , jets
Australian cypress pine having globular cones Callitris cupressiformis , Port Jackson pine
small cycad of the genus Ceratozamia having a short scaly woody trunk and fernlike foliage and woody cones; Mexico ceratozamia
any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones coneflower
any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones conifer , coniferous tree
any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones cypress , cypress tree
process of adjusting the eyes to low levels of illumination; cones adapt first; rods continue to adapt for up to four hours dark adaptation
large fast-growing Chinese monoecious tree having flat bright-green deciduous leaves and small globular cones; commonly cultivated in United States as an ornamental; known as a fossil before being discovered in China dawn redwood , metasequoia , Metasequoia glyptostrodoides
normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived daylight vision , photopic vision
lofty douglas fir of northwestern North America having short needles and egg-shaped cones douglas hemlock , douglas pine , douglas spruce , green douglas fir , Oregon fir , Oregon pine , Pseudotsuga menziesii
area consisting of a small depression in the retina containing cones and where vision is most acute fovea , fovea centralis
type genus of the Gnetaceae; small trees or shrubs usually with climbing jointed stems and terminal spikes of flowers with orange-red seeds clustered in rough cones genus Gnetum
medium-sized five-needled pine of southwestern California having long cylindrical cones grey-leaf pine , Pinus torreyana , sabine pine , soledad pine , Torrey's pine , Torrey pine
violet photopigment in the retinal cones of the eyes of most vertebrates; plays a role in daylight vision iodopsin
coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones juniper
tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree Larix occidentalis , Oregon larch , western larch , western tamarack
process of adjusting the eyes to relatively high levels of illumination; the pupil constricts and the cones system is operative light adaptation
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