Asked in Oak Trees, Palm Trees
If oak trees are deciduous and fir trees are coniferous - what are palm trees?
Palm trees are monocots. In other words they are more closely related to grass than trees. Palms do not have growth rings nor do they have a cambium layer like trees do. ...
Asked in Trees, Apples, Palm Trees
Are palm trees deciduous or coniferous trees?
Trees can be divided into six basic groups according to the features they have in common. These are, broadleaf trees, needleleaf trees, palm and pandanus and lily trees, cycad trees, tree ferns, and ginkgo trees. Some tropical broadleaf trees are deciduous, but most are evergreen. ...
Asked in Trees, The Difference Between
What is the difference between coniferous trees and deciduous trees?
Coniferous trees bear cones as their seed pods. Softwood comes from Coniferous trees and hardwood comes from Deciduous trees. Coniferous trees have needles, deciduous trees have leaves. Coniferous trees never completely shed their needles, while deciduous trees shed their leaves in autumn for the winter (and grow new ones in the spring). Coniferous trees stay green all year round, also known as evergreens. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology, Maple Trees
Are maple trees coniferous?
No. A conifer is a cone bearing tree. A pine tree is a conifer. Maple trees don't have cones. If your question is:Which of these is a coniferous tree: Maple, Palm, Spruce or Mahogany? Horseisle Answer: Spruce Brought to you by LittleCricket [Cremello] & MissEm [Roan] ...
Asked in Trees, Botany or Plant Biology, Forests
What does coniferous mean?
Coniferous trees are trees that produce seeds in a cone, such as pines and firs. There is no word such as conferous but there is coniferous. Relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves ...
Asked in Biology
Are evergreen trees in coniferous or decidious forests?
The terms coniferous and deciduous refer to trees, rather than particular kinds of forests. Forests described as coniferous or deciduous are those containing primarily those kinds of trees. Coniferous trees are trees which don't change over the seasons, like evergreens and other pine trees. ...