HyperDic: nypa

English > 1 sense of the word Nypa:
NOUNplantNypa, Nipa, genus Nipa, genus Nypamonotypic genus of palms of Australasia
English > Nypa: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningmonotypic genus of palms of Australasia.
SynonymsNipa, genus Nipa, genus Nypa
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
Membersnipa palm, Nipa fruticansAny creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishgenus nipa, genus nypa, nipa, nypa
Catalangenus nipa, genus nypa, nipa, nypa

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