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Definition of the noun Pterochlaena

What does Pterochlaena mean as a name of something?

Pterochlaena is a genus of Poaceae.

Phrases with Pterochlaena

  1. Pterochlaena Catangensis
  2. Species Pterochlaena Catangensis
  3. Genus Pterochlaena
  4. Cachrys Pterochlaena

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Pterochlaena Chiov. Gramin. (5).

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

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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