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Definition of the noun feather palm
What does feather palm mean as a name of something?
- palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic terms: palm / palm tree = any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
- more specific terms:
- Acrocomia vinifera / coyol palm / coyol = tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
- Acrocomia aculeata / grugru palm / gri-gri / macamba / grugru = tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
- areca = any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts
- Attalea funifera / bahia coquilla / Bahia piassava / piassava palm / pissaba palm = Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes
- Ceroxylon andicola / Ceroxylon alpinum / wax palm = palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles
- oil palm = pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
- Orbignya phalerata / Orbignya martiana / Orbignya spesiosa / coco de macao / babassu palm / babassu = tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
- Orbignya cohune / cohune palm / cohune = tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
- Phoenix dactylifera / date palm = tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
- Phytelephas macrocarpa / ivory-nut palm / ivory plant / ivory palm = a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for feather palm
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
in English: areca palm, bamboo-like palm, bamboo palm, butterfly palm, cane palm, golden bamboo palm, golden butterfly palm, golden cane palm, golden feather palm, golden fruited palm, golden yellow palm-bamboo palm, Madagascar ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: wild date palm, coffee palm, feather palm, Senegal date palm, dwarf date palm Brazil: tamareira do Senegal Japan: kabu-dachi-sotetsu-juro Southern Africa: wildedadelboom, datelboom, kaffer- koffie; iSundu (Xhosa); omuvare ...
Encyclopedia of House Plants (1999)
by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld
Area lutescens originates in Madagascar, where it is always warm and the golden feather palm is therefore not adapted to low temperatures. Put it in a warm spot where even at night the temperature does not drop helow I5°C (59°Fl. Areca ...
by Donald Wyman
45' Zone 8 Chilean Wine Palm A feather palm with leaves 15 ft. long, and a huge pyramidal trunk sometimes as much as 5 ft. in dia. at the base. When trees are cut ...
by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
Feather palm leaves consist of a series of individual leaflets arrayed along an extension of the petiole called the rachis. Pinnately-compound palm leaves are feather leaves that are only once-compound; that is, there is only a single series of ...
It is a feather palm with its stem topped by 35–60 pinnate fronds borne on a columnar stem. It produces about one to four fronds per month. Oil palm has an adventitious root system. The primary roots grow from the base of the stem and branch ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
with a feathery beard; feather palm any palm with feather-shaped leaves; feath er-star see crinoid; feath er= stitch one of a series of stitches making a zigzag line; feath erweight the lightest weight that ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson
If, therefore, at the time of potting decay is noticed, such portions should be cut away and dry quicklime pressed firmly into the wound Q AUSTRALIAN FEATHER PALM. See Ptychosperma.
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Butia Trunk (South American Feather Palm)
A picture of the large Butia palm trunk recently planted at Abbey Park, Torquay.
Photo credit: Torquay Palms
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