subpulvinar

English translation: sub-pulvinate or subpulvinate

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Spanish term or phrase:subpulvinar
English translation:sub-pulvinate or subpulvinate
Entered by: Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)

15:08 Jul 31, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Botany / agriculture
Spanish term or phrase: subpulvinar
Formaciones herbáceas dominadas por gramíneas de altura media, amacolladas a sub-pulvinares de hojas duras, que muestran una estructura bi-estatificada con un estrato herbáceo inferior.

The author is describing specific plant communities- specifically tussock-like bunch grasslands - found in mountains.
Pedro Albornoz
United States
Local time: 19:47
sub-pulvinate or subpulvinate
Explanation:
Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand Volume 83 ...Plants loosely tufted to sub-pulvinate, olive green turning to brown when dried. ..... The type was from damp hollow in tussock land, E. of Taupo, 2/12/33, ...
rsnz.natlib.govt.nz/volume/rsnz_83/rsnz_83_04_009340.html - 118k - Cached - Similar pages
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Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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Local time: 01:47
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3 +2sub-pulvinate or subpulvinate
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)


  

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sub-pulvinate or subpulvinate


Explanation:
Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand Volume 83 ...Plants loosely tufted to sub-pulvinate, olive green turning to brown when dried. ..... The type was from damp hollow in tussock land, E. of Taupo, 2/12/33, ...
rsnz.natlib.govt.nz/volume/rsnz_83/rsnz_83_04_009340.html - 118k - Cached - Similar pages


Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 01:47
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  Sinead --: I agree, not too many hits but found this def. for "pulvinate"->Having a swelling at the base. Used of a leafstalk.
18 mins
  -> Gracias Sinead

agree  DLyons: Pulvinate is "cushion-shaped" http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&as_qdr=all&q=subpu...
52 mins
  -> Many thanks DLyons
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