Definition of Proteaceous. Meaning of Proteaceous. Synonyms of Proteaceous

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Definition of Proteaceous

Proteaceous
Proteaceous Pro`te*a"ceous, a. [From Proteus.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Proteace[ae], an order of apetalous evergreen shrubs, mostly natives of the Cape of Good Hope or of Australia.

Meaning of Proteaceous from wikipedia

- over 90 million years old. Evidence for this includes an abundance of proteaceous pollen found in the Cretaceous coal deposits of the South Island of New...
- derived from quartzite. The heathlands are of two types, ericaceous and proteaceous. The ericaceous heathlands are dominated by Philippia pallidiflora, P...
- Africa – including ericas, geraniums, pelargoniums, succulents, and proteaceous plants – while the Dutch trade with the Dutch East Indies resulted in...
- Shrublands grow on steeper slopes, are of two main types, Ericaceous and Proteaceous. Ericaceous scrub is found on quartite-derived soils above 1200 meters...
- Mountain devil may refer to: Lambertia formosa, a proteaceous shrub of the Sydney and Blue Mountains region in Australia Moloch horridus, a lizard of...
- Mediterranean climate and vegetation consisting mostly of mallee-heath and proteaceous scrub. About half of the region has been cleared for intensive agriculture...
- breed the following season. The ****atoo feeds primarily on seeds of proteaceous plants such as Banksia, Hakea and Grevillea, and secondarily on seeds...
- in Yilgarn Craton. The gently undulating landscape of low relief has Proteaceous scrub-heaths, rich in endemics, on residual lateritic uplands and derived...
- 1997, p. 19. Dettmann, Mary E.; Jarzen, David M. (1996). "Pollen of proteaceous-type from latest Cretaceous sediments, southeastern Australia". Alcheringa...
- provide nesting sites for the ****atoos with a large area of intact proteaceous heath that provide food sources for nesting birds. The area lies at an...