leatherleaf
leatherleaf leatherleaf n. 1. A stiff leathery-leaved fern ({Polypodium scouleri}) of Western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib.

Syn: leathery polypody, coast polypody, {Polypodium scouleri}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A northern temperate bog shrub ({Chamaedaphne calyculata}) with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers.

Syn: {Chamaedaphne calyculata}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • leatherleaf — bereinis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Erikiniai – Ericaceae Juss. atitikmenys: lot. Chamaedaphne angl. leatherleaf vok. Lederblatt; Torfgränke; Zwerglorbeer rus. кассандра; мирт болотный; хамедафне lenk. chamedafne …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • leatherleaf — durpyninis bereinis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Chamaedaphne calyculata angl. leatherleaf vok. hüllblütige Torfgränke; Torfgränke rus. мирт болотный; мирт обыкновенный; хамедафне болотная lenk. chamedafne północna …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • leatherleaf — noun Date: circa 1818 a temperate zone bog shrub (Chamaedaphne calyculata) of the heath family with leathery evergreen leaves and small white cylindrical flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leatherleaf — /ledh euhr leef /, n., pl. leatherleaves. an evergreen shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, of the heath family, having leathery leaves and one sided clusters of white, bell shaped flowers, occurring in bogs in North America. [1810 20, Amer.; LEATHER… …   Universalium

  • leatherleaf — leath•er•leaf [[t]ˈlɛð ərˌlif[/t]] n. pl. leaves pln a N American bog shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, of the heath family • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • leatherleaf — noun 1. north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers • Syn: ↑Chamaedaphne calyculata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Chamaedaphne, ↑genus Chamaedaphne …   Useful english dictionary

  • leatherleaf fern — paprastasis odpapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Papartinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Rumohra adiantiformis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje, Naujojoje Gvinėjoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rumohra adiantiformis angl. leather… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherleaf viburnum — gauruotasis putinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putininių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Viburnum rhytidophyllum), paplitęs Kinijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Viburnum rhytidophyllum angl. leatherleaf viburnum; wayfaring bush šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherleaf fern — noun widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds • Syn: ↑leather fern, ↑ten day fern, ↑Rumohra adiantiformis, ↑Polystichum adiantiformis • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leatherleaf saxifrage — noun plant with basal leathery elliptic leaves and erect leafless flower stalks each bearing a dense roundish cluster of tiny white flowers; moist places of northwestern North America to Oregon and Idaho • Syn: ↑Leptarrhena pyrolifolia •… …   Useful english dictionary

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