Q: Is a tree a perennial plant with an elongated stem? ¶
A: Yes, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species.
Q: Are trees cut down annually and about 5 billion are planted? ¶
Q: Are trees characterised by a lack of showy parts? ¶
A: Yes, and no scent and a copious production of pollen, often with separate male and female flowers, or separate male and female trees.
Q: Is a tree any plant with the general form of an elongated stem? ¶
A: Yes, or trunk, which supports the photosynthetic leaves or branches at some distance above the ground.
Q: Are trees used as spices? ¶
Q: Are trees often planted in town environments where they are known as street trees or amenity trees? ¶
Q: Are trees wind pollinated which may be an evolutionary adaptation to take advantage of increased wind speeds high above the ground? ¶
A: Yes, and particularly in the case of those that produce pollen before the leaves emerge.
Q: Are trees hardwood? ¶
Q: Are trees compact but are structurally similar to those of broad-leaved trees? ¶
Q: Are trees widely gathered as fodder for livestock and some can be eaten by humans but they tend to be high in tannins which makes them bitter? ¶
Q: Are trees the source of many of the world's best known fleshy fruits? ¶
Q: Are trees able to compete better for sunlight? ¶
Q: Is a tree a mountain ash growing in Tasmania with a height of 99? ¶
Q: Are trees either evergreen? ¶
A: Yes, and having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year, or deciduous, shedding their leaves at the end of the growing season and then having a dormant period without foliage.
Q: Are trees planted and tended by humans? ¶
A: Yes, and usually because they provide food , ornamental beauty, or some type of wood product that benefits people.
Q: Are trees not a taxonomic group but include a variety of plant species that have independently evolved a woody trunk and branches as a way to tower above other plants to compete for sunlight? ¶
Q: Are trees interconnected through their root system? ¶
A: Yes, and forming a colony.
Q: Are trees an orchard? ¶
Q: Is a tree seen as manifestations of a goddess who offers her blessings by giving fruits in abundance? ¶
Q: Are trees an important part of the terrestrial ecosystem? ¶
A: Yes, and providing essential habitats including many kinds of forest for communities of organisms.
Q: Are trees eudicots? ¶
A: Yes, and the "true dicotyledons", so named because the seeds contain two cotyledons or seed leaves.
Q: Are trees cleared to increase the amount of land available for agriculture? ¶
Q: Are trees commonly defined by use? ¶
A: Yes, for instance as those plants which yield lumber.
Q: Are trees also typically defined by height? ¶
A: Yes, and with smaller plants from 0.5 to 10 m being called shrubs, so the minimum height of a tree is only loosely defined.
Q: Were trees killed by this disease? ¶