Plant Diplays In The Rooftop Garden At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center San Francisco, California
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals, and all algae and fungi were treated as plants. However, all current definitions of Plantae exclude the fungi and some algae, as well as the prokaryotes (the archaea and bacteria). [from wikipedia]
Aloe Australian Garden California Oak (Quercus agrifolia) Cape Floral Region Chilean Garden Cloud Forest Cluster Lily (Agapanthus) Cork Oak (Quercus suber) Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea) Gunnera Tinctoria On Rooftop Garden Irrigating With Fog Lavender (Lavandula) Mediterranean Basin Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria araucana) Plants Generally Prehistoric Garden Redwood Canopy South African Garden
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Cluster Lily (Agapanthus), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Some species of Agapanthus are commonly known as lily of the Nile (or African lily in the UK), although they are not lilies and all of the species are native to Southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique) though some have become naturalized in scattered places around the world (Australia, Great Britain, Mexico, Ethiopia, Jamaica, etc.).[from wikipedia]

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Aloe, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Aloe is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent plants. The most widely known species is Aloe vera, or "true aloe", so called because it is cultivated as the standard source of so-called "aloe vera" for assorted pharmaceutical purposes. Other species, such as Aloe ferox, also are cultivated or harvested from the wild for similar applications.[from wikipedia]

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Australian Garden, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia,[12] is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area.[from wikipedia]

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California Oak (Quercus agrifolia), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Quercus agrifolia, the California live oak or coast live oak, is a highly variable, often shrubby evergreen oak tree, a type of live oak, native to the California Floristic Province. It grows west of the Sierra Nevada mountain range from Mendocino County, California, south to northern Baja California in Mexico. It is classified in the red oak section of oaks (Quercus sect. Lobatae)[from wikipedia]

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Cape Floral Region, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

The Cape Floristic Region is a floristic region located near the southern tip of South Africa. It is the only floristic region of the Cape (South African) Floristic Kingdom, and includes only one floristic province, known as the Cape Floristic Province.[from wikipedia]

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Chilean Garden, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south.[from wikipedia]

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Cloud Forest, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

A cloud forest, also called a water forest, primas forest, or tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF), is a generally tropical or subtropical, evergreen, montane, moist forest characterized by a persistent, frequent or seasonal low-level cloud cover, usually at the canopy level, formally described in the International Cloud Atlas (2017) as silvagenitus.[from wikipedia]

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Cork Oak (Quercus suber), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Quercus suber, commonly called the cork oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect. Cerris. It is the primary source of cork for wine bottle stoppers and other uses, such as cork flooring and as the cores of cricket balls. It is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa. In the Mediterranean basin the tree is an ancient species with fossil remnants dating back to the Tertiary period.[from wikipedia]

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Plants Generally, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

The Rooftop Garden had many sub-gardens inside it. It also had many plants for general decoration that did not fit into a specific category.

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Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

All are perennials and have a secondary thickening meristem in the stem. Many, but not all, species develop an above ground stem. The stem may take up to twenty years to emerge.[from wikipedia]

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Gunnera Tinctoria On Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Gunnera tinctoria is a giant, clump-forming herbaceous perennial. The leaves can grow up to 2.5m across, cordate and palmate with up to 9-lobed margins. It has erect spikes of cone-shaped inflorescences (to 1m) from spring to early summer, with small flowers. The fruit is orange. The number of seeds is estimated from 80,000 per seedhead to 250,000 per plant.[from wikipedia]

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Irrigating With Fog, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall. Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil consolidation.[from wikipedia]

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Lavender (Lavandula), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, for use as culinary herbs, and also commercially for the extraction of essential oils.[from wikipedia]

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Mediterranean Basin, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

In biogeography, the Mediterranean Basin (also known as the Mediterranean region or sometimes Mediterranea) is the region of lands around the Mediterranean Sea that have a Mediterranean climate, with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers, which supports characteristic Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub vegetation.[from wikipedia]

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Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria araucana), On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Araucaria araucana (commonly called the monkey puzzle tree, monkey tail tree, piñonero, or Chilean pine) is an evergreen tree growing to 1-1.5 m (3-5 ft) in diameter and 30-40 m (100-130 ft) in height. It is native to central and southern Chile and western Argentina.[from wikipedia]

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Prehistoric Garden, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Paleobotany, also spelled as palaeobotany, is the branch of botany dealing with the recovery and identification of plant remains from geological contexts, and their use for the biological reconstruction of past environments (paleogeography), and the evolutionary history of plants, with a bearing upon the evolution of life in general.[from wikipedia]

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Redwood Canopy, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

Sequoioideae, popularly known as redwoods, is a subfamily of coniferous trees within the family Cupressaceae. It is most common in the coastal forests of Northern California and is known for being the largest tree in the world. [from wikipedia]

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South African Garden, On The Rooftop Garden, At Salesforce Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco, California

South Africa signed the Rio Convention on Biological Diversity on 4 June 1994, and became a party to the convention on 2 November 1995. It has subsequently produced a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, which was received by the convention on 7 June 2006. The country is ranked sixth out of the world's seventeen megadiverse countries. Ecotourism in South Africa has become more prevalent in recent years, as a possible method of maintaining and improving biodiversity.[from wikipedia]

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