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They represent areas of savanna vegetation floristically and physiognomically related to the cerrados of central Brazil.
Of course, this slippage would make sense since it is well known that "in the late nineteenth century, the Irish were most explicitly described as physiognomically similar to African Americans.
Hence, on lithosols and regosols derived from acidic and basic igneous rocks, microphyllous and sandy microphyllous deserts are replaced by sarcocaulescent desert, an open woodland physiognomically dominated by columnar cacti and many deciduous small trees that have fleshy stems of swollen appearance (sarcocaulescent of Shreve and Wiggins, 1964).
t]he Court of Appeals was thus quite right in holding that [section] 1981, 'at a minimum,' reaches discrimination against an individual 'because he or she is genetically part of an ethnically and physiognomically distinctive sub-grouping of homo sapiens,'" and "that a distinctive physiognomy is not essential to qualify for [section] 1981 protection.
For as in landscape gardening, a spire, cupola, monument, or tower of some sort, is deemed almost indispensable to the completion of the scene; so no face can be physiognomically in keeping without the elevated open-work belfry of the nose.
This can be concluded from the fact that even the forms through which gender manifests itself physiognomically are blurred by the mask-like expression.
Citing the line from Macbeth in which Macduff plans to have his nemesis "as our rarer monsters are, / Painted upon a pole, and underwrit / 'Here may you see the tyrant,'" the author states: this "refers to the displaying of broadsheet pictures and pamphlet frontispieces of monstrous births; of broadsheet portraits of traitors, often physiognomically inflected; and of pictorial libels of local malefactors, who were often represented as monstrously deformed" (104).
Thus, physiognomically, one can find much diversity within the paramo formation, as one does it within the puna (Troll, 1959), and a clear distinction between both types of highland environment is not easily reached.
The vegetation of the coastal white sands in the Taweela area is characterised physiognomically by a sparse cover of perennial dwarf shrubs and grasses (Figure 1).
Further, since she is assigned no name in this episode, and since physiognomically she appears .