Stenocarpus

Stenocarpus
noun
small genus of timber trees; Australia to Malaysia
Syn: ↑genus Stenocarpus
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Proteaceae, ↑family Proteaceae, ↑protea family

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkärpəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from sten- + -carpus
: a small genus of Australian timber trees (family Proteaceae) with alternate or scattered leaves, umbellate or racemose red or yellow flowers, and leathery follicles with winged seeds — see wheel tree 2

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  • Stenocarpus — (S. R. Br.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Proteaceae Grevilleae, 4 Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: S. Forsteri, in Neu Caledonien; S. salignus u. S. Cuninghami, Sträucher in Australien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stenocarpus — taxobox name = Stenocarpus image caption = Firewheel Tree ( S. sinuatus ) regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Stenocarpus genus authority = R.Br. ex Knight… …   Wikipedia

  • Stenocarpus — ID 80861 Symbol Key STENO12 Common Name N/A Family Proteaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Stenocarpus salignus —   Stenocarpus salignus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stenocarpus sinuatus —   Árbol rueda de fuego …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stenocarpus dumbeensis — taxobox status = EX status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Stenocarpus species = S. dumbeensis binomial = Stenocarpus dumbeensis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Stenocarpus heterophyllus — taxobox status = EN status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Stenocarpus species = S. heterophyllus binomial = Stenocarpus heterophyllus… …   Wikipedia

  • Stenocarpus villosus — taxobox status = CR status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Stenocarpus species = S. villosus binomial = Stenocarpus villosus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Stenocarpus salignus — noun tree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood • Syn: ↑scrub beefwood, ↑beefwood • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Stenocarpus, ↑genus Stenocarpus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stenocarpus sinuatus — noun eastern Australian tree widely cultivated as a shade tree and for its glossy leaves and circular clusters of showy red to orange scarlet flowers • Syn: ↑wheel tree, ↑firewheel tree • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Stenocarpus, ↑genus… …   Useful english dictionary

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