A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE that is a source of TANNINS. Do not confuse with Holly (ILEX).
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
A plant genus of the family ACERACEAE, best known for trees with palmately lobed leaves.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
The MEDITERRANEAN SEA, the MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS, and the countries bordering on the sea collectively.
The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.
A plant genus of the family Ephedraceae, order Ephedrales, class Gnetopsida, division Gnetophyta.
A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of CHLOROPLASTS.