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Definition of the noun Pterochlaena
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Pterochlaena is a genus of Poaceae.
- synonym: genus Pterochlaena
- kingdom: Plantae
- phylum: Tracheophyta
- class: Liliopsida
- order: Poales
- family: Poaceae
- genus: Alloteropsis
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Pterochlaena Chiov. Gramineae Origins: From the Greek pteron "wing" and chlaena "a cloak, blan- Pterocephalidium G. Lopez Gonz. Dipsacaceae Origins: Referring to the genus Ptervcephalus. Pterochlamys Roberty Convolvulaceae Origins: Greek pteron "wing" and chlamys, chlamydos "cloak.' Pterocephalus Adans. Dipsacaceae Origins: Greek pteron "wing" and kephale "head," alluding to the fruiting head. Pteroceras Hasselt ex Hassk. Orchidaceae Origins: From the Greek pteron ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Pterochlaena Chiov. Gramin. (5).
by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock
Three sterile florets invest the fertile floret, as the wings of a bird cover its body Pterochlaena Gk pteron, wing or featherlike; chlaena, cloak. The upper glume is winged on the margins Pterochloris Gkpteron,wing or feather-like. The lemma of the lower floret is winged at the apex, otherwise resembling Chloris pteropechys Gkpteron,wing or feather-like; pechys, fore-arm. Raceme internodes with densely hairy margins and in shape resembling the radius of a human forearm pteropholis ...
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Scrabble value of P3T1E1R1O1C3H4L1A1E1N1A1
The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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