HyperDic: genus_orbignya

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Orbignya:
NOUNplantgenus Orbignya, Orbignyapalms of southern Mexico to northern South America
English > genus Orbignya: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningpalms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm.
SynonymOrbignya
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
Membersbabassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martianatall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
cohune palm, Orbignya cohune, cohuneTropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishgenus orbignya, orbignya
Catalangenus orbignya, orbignya

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