HyperDic: genus_copernicia

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Copernicia:
NOUNplantgenus Copernicia, Coperniciaslow-growing tropical fan palms
English > genus Copernicia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningSlow-growing tropical fan palms.
Member ofPalmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm familychiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves
Memberscaranday, caranda, caranda palm, wax palm, Copernicia australis, Copernicia albaSouth American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
carnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia ceriferaBrazilian fan palm having an edible root
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishcopernicia, genus copernicia
Catalancopernicia, genus copernicia

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