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  Key West All Male Accommodations - Coral Tree & Oasis
Key West All Male Accommodations - Coral Tree & Oasis
Enjoy all three resorts while staying at the Coral Tree, Oasis, or Coconut Grove
Gay owned and operated by yearly guests of the Coral Tree Inn.
www.coraltreeinn.com   (99 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Coral tree
In horticulture, the name "coral tree" is used to refer to any red-flowered member of the genus.
A population of native wiliwili trees (Erythrina sandwicensis) mixed with a tropical American mesquite (Prosopis pallida) on the arid, west side of Maui.
Seeds of the Asian coral tree (Erythrina variegata) are buoyant in seawater and may have drifted to distant shores of the tropical Pacific.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Coral-tree   (421 words)

 Coral Springs Tree Protection Ordinance
The tree is required to be cut down, destroyed, removed or relocated or destructively damaged by a county, state or federal law, or by rules promulgated by a county, state or federal agency.
Trees and vegetation cleared during construction or other development activities shall be stored in an area designated by the city manager or his designee with the grant of a tree permit.
Trees planted on vacant residential property may be relocated or subjected to dripline encroachment prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for a principal building on the property without a permit.
www.scenicflorida.org /lscordcoralsprtrees.html   (6884 words)

  Erythrina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Erythrina is a genus of tropical and subtropical flowering trees in the Family Fabaceae and distributed in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide.
However, the growth of the branches can resemble the shape of sea coral, and this is an alternative source for the name.
In horticulture, the name "coral tree" is used to refer to any red-flowered member of the genus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coral_tree   (295 words)

 Plants: Species Collection
Coral Tree (Erythrina): Natal or Dwarf Coral Tree
The striking trees grace the parking lot, the entrance plaza, and many places throughout the grounds, and there's at least one coral tree or another in bloom practically all year around.
With 53 of the 110-plus known Erythrina taxa, we have the largest coral tree collection in the continental U.S. Many of our coral trees are among the largest of their kind in the United States, including the Erythrina lysistemon by the Skyfari's eastern terminal.
www.sandiegozoo.org /CF/plants/collectiondetail.cfm?ID=7   (196 words)

 Coral Tree Erythrina -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Coral Trees (Erythrina) Depending on the botanical authority, there are 112 to possibly 116 different species of coral trees distributed throughout the world.
Coral tree is a picturesque, broad and spreading...
The coral tree or tiger claw, Erythrina variegata is a spectacular tropical tree that is grown in...
coral.fmqg.com /index.php?k=coral-tree-erythrina   (891 words)

 University of Hawaii Campus Plants, UH Botany
Small tree from China and S. Japan with edible fruits that are eaten raw or cooked or made into jelly.
Large shrub or tree from Polynesia with pleasantly scented, cream-colored flowers that turn orange to copper in age; popular for leis and perfume.
Tree with fiddle back shaped leaves, native to Africa, introduced to the outside world in 1895 when seeds were sent to France.
www.botany.hawaii.edu /faculty/carr/page10.htm   (367 words)

 Coral Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Coral trees have bright red flowers from mid winter to mid spring, and are very easy to grow - in fact, far too easy.
The method of cutting trees and painting the stumps is unlikely to work as the tree needs to be actively growing to circulate the poison throughout the tree and roots.
Coral trees are very difficult to get rid of and are spreading more and more into our area, requiring best practice methods plus lots of after-care.
www.mullum.com.au /wilsonscreeklandcare/weeds/coral_tree.html   (709 words)

 Tree seeds Broadleaves Conifer trees and Bonsai tree seeds
Leading UK supplier of tree seeds and tree seeds suitable for raising Bonsai Trees, all seed is hermetically sealed to retain seed freshness excluding stratified and fresh seed that is sealed in zip lock bags or perforated bags to allow seed to breathe.
Information on stratification of tree seeds is included in your order, it is also available online with the stratification requirements of the tree seeds listed in my catalogue.
Tree seed is supplied in our own retail packets, bulk, or to your requirements for 100 + packets of the same variety for promotions, re sale etc please email.
www.nickys-nursery.co.uk /seeds/pages/bonsai.htm   (658 words)

 Erythrina -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Genus Erythrina is a taxon of tropical and subtropical flowering trees in the Family (A large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae) Fabaceae and distributed worldwide.
However, the growth of the branches can resemble the shape of sea (Marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs) coral, and this is an alternative source for the name.
In (The cultivation of plants) horticulture, the name "coral tree" is used to refer to any red-flowered member of the genus.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/er/erythrina.htm   (363 words)

 Walt Disney Concert Hall | The Design Team | Landscaping
Trees color up into a vivid blaze of gold, yellow, orange, and red before they drop their leaves at the end of November.
The Naked Coral and Pink Trumpet trees bloom in tandem for a while, then the Pink Trumpet drops out, and the Naked Coral flowers alone in late May. There are Naked Corals located throughout the garden, but they are specifically clustered in the area of the Blue Ribbon Garden, around the Lillian Disney Memorial Fountain.
The Tipu is the last of the trees to flower, and its flowers will generally coincide with the end of the Philharmonic's season at the hall and the beginning of their summer season at the Hollywood Bowl.
wdch.laphil.com /wdch/designteam/landscaping.html   (840 words)

 Determining Past Climates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The science of studying tree-rings is called "dendrochronology," which may be loosely translated as "tree history." In fact, in regions where no written documents are available the first (and commonly only) detailed record of climate change is from trees.
Coral growth rings are analogous to tree rings in that they are a biased report on conditions that are of interest to the organism.
Coral records are now being used to reconstruct the amplitudes and frequencies of El Niño events in the Pacific (see Figure 8.6.4).
calspace.ucsd.edu /virtualmuseum/climatechange2/05_2.shtml   (1121 words)

 Coral Tree Inn - Key West, FL • USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Designed and managed with the professionalism of a true luxury hotel, the Coral Tree inn is quietly sophisticated--in a class all its own.
Located just a few block from the excitements of Duval Street, the all-male Coral Tree Inn is an ideal base for both adventuring and relaxation.
A fine hotel in its services--a guesthouse in its eleven room intimacy--the Coral Tree Inn is unrivaled on the island, or perhaps in the world, for that matter.
www.gayplaces2stay.com /florida/coral_tree.html   (203 words)

 Coral Tree Inn Cairns -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Coral Tree Inn is a new resort style accommodation situated right in the heart of the city, opposite...
The Coral Tree Inn is a new resort-style holiday accommodation in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia...
Coral Tree Inn, Cairns Australia is a new resort-style accommodation, opposite a leafy park and right in the heart of the city.
coral.fmqg.com /index.php?k=coral-tree-inn-cairns   (1166 words)

 HBOI | Feature | Florida's Oculina Banks Deepwater Coral Reefs
Though concentrations of healthy coral and schooling fish have dramatically declined at the Oculina Banks since their discovery in 1975 by HARBOR BRANCH, a NOAA- funded spring 2003 cruise to explore the area's deepwater reefs revealed new information that bodes well for the future of this vital habitat.
Twenty-three large coral pinnacles were discovered outside the federally protected area between Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach in areas never before explored and that were not known to contain live coral before the new map was produced.
Its strong currents are thought to contribute to the growth of the coral, by trapping fine sand, mud and coral debris which act as habitat for dense populations of mollusks and crustaceans.
www.hboi.edu /news/features/oculina.html   (1839 words)

 Coral Tree Pollination
The flowers are shorter and broader than other species of coral trees, and they have widely separated (gaping) petals and conspicuous exerted stamens.
Unlike the narrow, tubular, hummingbird flowers of New World coral trees, the kafferboom is pollinated by perching birds (passerines).
Unlike most of the elongate, tubular, hummingbird-pollinated coral trees of the New World, this species is pollinated by perching birds.
waynesword.palomar.edu /coraltr1.htm   (2094 words)

 NOAA Ocean Explorer: Savannah Scarp Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Ivory Tree Coral, Oculina varicosa, occurs in depths of several meters to greater than 100 meters.
In shallow depths colonies are relatively small with stout club-like branches whereas in greater depths colonies may be up to several meters in diameter and clustered in a thicket-like habitat.
In depths of 50 m or greater Oculina varicosa lacks zooxanthellae, the symbiotic algae that gives corals their color and part of their nutrition; it is therefore white at these depths and relies solely on planktonic food.
www.bio.fsu.edu /ifre/The_Ivory_Tree_Coral.htm   (158 words)

 Pictures of trees Common Coral Tree
The common Coral tree is a medium sized deciduous tree occurring in the bushveld and coastal areas.
Red flowers form just before the leaves appear and fruiting is from September to February.
The leaves are compound with three heart-shaped leaflets.
www.bushveld.co.za /coral-tree.htm   (143 words)

 New Species Of Coral Discovered Off Southern California
The word for fl coral is "Anti" for against, and "pathos," for disease, a reference to the fact that fl coral amulets were once thought to provide protection against disease and evil spirits.
The Christmas tree coral was first noticed by the researchers during dives for surveys of rockfishes on deep rocky banks about 40 miles off the coast, west of Los Angeles.
NOTE: Photographs of the new species of coral may be viewed at: http://santacruz.nmfs.noaa.gov/ecology_branch/habitat_ecology/fl_coral A six-minute digital video of the coral is available from Milton Love.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2005/02/050212200706.htm   (605 words)

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Ivory bush coral generally forms dense colonies up to 12 inches in diameter on short, crooked branches.
Ivory bush coral is similar in appearance to a related species, ivory tree coral, Oculina varicosa, which also occurs in the Indian River Lagoon.
Ivory bush coral grows to depths of 40 - 75 feet, tends to be smaller than ivory tree coral, and has shorter branches.
www.sms.si.edu /IRLFieldGuide/Oculin_diffus.htm   (166 words)

 Oculina Coral Reefs
Most of the corals that we are familiar with live in the warm "gin-clear" waters of Earth's tropical oceans.
The Ivory Tree coral, Oculina varicosa, however thrives in the often murky and chilly waters of Florida's Atlantic coast.
We are beginning to understand enough about the biology of the coral to make an intelligent attempt at restoration, but we are still on the steep part of the learning curve with a long way to go.
www.at-sea.org /missions/oculina/oculina_dispatch.html   (1696 words)

   Coral Tree Cafe by la.foodblogging
The food at Coral Tree is American/California cuisine, with mostly salads, sandwiches some pasta and soups.
I have been to Coral Tree a number of times, often just for a coffee or a bite of dessert.
Coral Tree also serves beer and a nice selection of wine by the bottle and by the glass.
la.foodblogging.com /2005/04/29/coral-tree-cafe   (584 words)

 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
It is a large tree, growing to 35 m in height and 2 m in diameter.
Planted as a shade tree in cacao plantations in the humid tropics, E.
Shade trees are partially pruned or not pruned at all.
www.winrock.org /forestry/factpub/factsh/erypoepp.htm   (1476 words)

 Cauliflower coral profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tiny spines found on the surface of the skeleton are distinctive among corals, and anthipatharians are sometimes referred to as "little thorn corals".
Black corals are found in all oceans, but are most common in deep water habitats of tropical and subtropical seas.
A large six-foot (1.8 m) tall coral tree is estimated to be between 30 and 40 years old; a colony life span may be 70 years.
waquarium.mic.hawaii.edu /MLP/root/html/MarineLife/Invertebrates/Cnidarians/BlackCoral.html   (1015 words)

 Arboriculture and Plant Health Care Discussion Group: Re: split trunk - large Coral tree
Three quick comments: Wrapping plastic-coated wire around the tree will subject it to multiple girdling--an excellent way to kill the tree, whateverthe cause or reason for the split--don't do it.
If the tree is to regain structural integrity, considerable quantities of new wood must be created, enough to provide structural resistance to the various forces that confront a tree.
The cambium creates new wood at the rate of a ring a year (more or less)--no small task for anything--and the new growth must be mechanically useful without being broken again and starting the tree back at ground zero.
www.isa-arbor.com /archives/phc/1997/0922.html   (282 words)

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Deepwater corals sometimes form massive coral heads and reefs, and can measure 10 - 60 inches; with a typical size of 40 inches.
Ivory tree coral is similar in appearance to a related species, Ivory bush coral, Oculina diffusa, which also occurs in the Indian River Lagoon.
Bush coral grows to depths of 40 - 75 feet, tends to be smaller than tree coral, and has shorter branches.
www.sms.si.edu /IRLFieldGuide/Oculin_varico.htm   (285 words)

 coral tree definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
coral tree definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
Search for "coral tree" in all of MSN Encarta
bush or tree with bright flowers: a thorny bush or small tree with brightly colored seeds growing in long pods and flowers that are pollinated by birds.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861688340   (91 words)

 Department of Journalism - Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Mann collected the proxy evidence for his research from archives of tree ring, coral, ice core, and historical documentary data collected by paleoclimate researchers.
Various coral samples were also used, but according to Mann, only fast growing corals are helpful.
Like trees, they show annual growth rings and similar to ice cores, the corals' isotopes can show the temperature and salinity of the water it grew in.
journalism.richmond.edu /studentvoice/steve_vecchione2.htm   (901 words)

 AT&T News Release, 1997-02-10, Coral Tree selected as AT&T Internet hosting partner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Coral Tree -- formerly known as Videotex of America Inc. -- provides Internet-related planning, development, hosting, training and consulting services.
Coral Tree's main business is the development of intranet applications for companies and other organizations.
The Coral Tree offices are located at 5405 Morehouse Drive, Suite 300, San Diego, Calif. 92121, 619-452-8398.
www.att.com /news/0297/970210.ela.html   (483 words)

 Coral Tree Inn hotel Cairns - Australia hotels
The Coral Tree Inn is a new resort style motel.
Opposite a beautiful, leafy park, the Coral Tree Inn has the convenience and comfort visitors to the tropics prefer.
The Coral Tree in is situated only a five minute stroll from the city centre in a quiet street opposite a park.
www.asiarooms.com /australia/cairns/coral_tree_inn-hotel.html   (143 words)

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