Cabbage Trees

Some articles on cabbage tree, trees, tree:

Cordyline Australis - Ecology - Habitat
... A quote from Philip Simpson sums up the wide range of habitats the cabbage tree occupied in early New Zealand, and how much its abundance and distinctive ... is a light-demanding pioneer species, and seedlings die when overtopped by other trees ... Although adult trees can store water and are drought resistant, seedlings need a good supply of water to survive ...
Cordyline Australis - Ecology - Biodiversity
... Old trees often carry large clumps of the climbing fern Asplenium, and in moist places, filmy ferns and kidney ferns cling to the branches ... Astelia species and Collospermum often establish in the main fork of the tree, and one tree can host several species of native orchid ... gecko which is well camouflaged for life among the leaves of the tree ...
Cordyline Australis - Threats, Pests and Diseases - Sudden Decline
... Cases of sick and dying trees of C ... Affected trees usually suffer total defoliation within 2 to 12 months ... The greatest number of dead trees (18 to 26 percent) was recorded around Auckland ...

Famous quotes containing the words trees and/or cabbage:

    At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman, and these hills, the softness of the sky, the outline of these trees at this very minute lose the illusory meaning with which we had clothed them, henceforth more remote than a lost paradise ... that denseness and that strangeness of the world is absurd.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    The sole work and deed of universal freedom is therefore death, a death too which has no inner significance or filling, for what is negated is the empty point of the absolutely free self. It is thus the coldest and meanest of all deaths, with no more significance than cutting off a head of cabbage or swallowing a mouthful of water.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)