genus Welwitchia

genus Welwitchia
noun
type and sole genus of Welwitschiaceae
Syn: ↑genus Welwitschia
Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family Welwitschiaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑welwitschia, ↑Welwitschia mirabilis

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  • genus Welwitschia — noun type and sole genus of Welwitschiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Welwitchia • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family Welwitschiaceae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • gymnosperm genus — noun a genus of gymnosperms • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Gnetum, ↑Catha, ↑genus Catha, ↑genus Ephedra, ↑genus Welwitschia, ↑genus Welwitchia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Welwitschiaceae — noun in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae • Syn: ↑Welwitschiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • welwitschia — noun curious plant of arid regions of southwestern Africa having a yard high and yard wide trunk like a turnip with a deep taproot and two large persistent woody straplike leaves growing from the base; living relic of a flora long disappeared;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welwitschia mirabilis — noun curious plant of arid regions of southwestern Africa having a yard high and yard wide trunk like a turnip with a deep taproot and two large persistent woody straplike leaves growing from the base; living relic of a flora long disappeared;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welwitschiaceae — noun in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae • Syn: ↑family Welwitschiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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