common juniper, Juniperus communis  (Pinales: Cupressaceae) - 1379010

common juniper
Juniperus communis L.

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Description: Juniperus communis L. - common juniper 1. Branchlet with new growth (a, b, c) - 2. Branchlet with (oblong-cylindrical) male strobiles developing on dwarf shoots (d, e, f). - 3. Branchlet with female strobiles in the lower whorls of the leaf axils. - 4. Branch with immature (m, n, o, p) and ripened (two or three years old) berry-like cones (»cone-berry«, galbulus, q, r). - 5. Seed with oil blisters as seen from different aspects. - 6. Seed with dry oil-blisters. Juniperus communis ssp. alpina (Sm.) ^elak. - mountain juniper 7. Branchlet with male strobiles (a, b). - 8. Branchlet with immature (c) and ripe berry-like cones (d, e). - 9. Seed: from lateral (a) and apical view (b). Juniperus sabina L. - savin juniper 10. Branchlet with scale-like leaves, immature (s) and mature (t, u) fruits. - 11. Branchlet with needle-like (juvenile-type, shade) leaves. - 12. Seed viewed from different sides. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Name: Zelimir Borzan
Organization: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

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