Asked in Citrus Fruit
Is citrus a fruit?
citrus: any ructaceous tree or shrub of the genus "citrus", which includes the citron, lemon, lime, orange,grapefuit... citrus fruit: 1) a fruit of any tree or shrub of the genus "citrus" as of the lemon or orange tree... 2) such fruit collectively. so citrus is not a fruit but a kind of fruit. ...
Asked in Sahara Desert
What is an example of commensalism in the Sahara desert?
An example of Commensalism in the Sahara desert is the relationship between a creosote bush and a holly shrub. The creosote bush uses the holly shrub as a shade, wherein the holly shrub remains unaffected and gets nothing in return. Commensalism is a relationship in which two organisms live together wherein one benefits and the other remains unaffected. ...
Asked in Plants and Flowers, Flower Gardening, Trees
Is yellow bell a shrub?
Yes, yellow bell is a shrub. Specifically, the plant in question belongs to the genus Forsythia, which also serves as another common name for the shrub. A shrub can be recognized by height under 20 feet (6 meters) and multiple stems. The definition also fits the yellow bells (Tecoma stans), with which forsythia may be confused by similarity of name but not of floral or foliar attributes. ...