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Leyland cypress

Saltos de línea: Ley|land cy|press
Pronunciación: /ˈleɪlənd
 
/

Definición de Leyland cypress en inglés:

sustantivo

A fast-growing hybrid conifer which is narrowly conical with a dense growth of shoots bearing scale-like leaves, widely grown as a screening plant or for shelter. Also called leylandii.
Example sentences
  • Flat-needled Leyland cypress contrasts nicely with smooth magnolia leaves on a mantel and adds soft filler in arrangements.
  • For privacy, Stacie planted a screen of Leyland cypress along the back lot line.
  • Elsewhere in the yard, Leyland cypresses form a solid wall of feathery foliage.

Origen

1930s: named after Christopher J. Leyland (1849–1926), British horticulturist.

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