Leucadendron
Leucadendron Leu`ca*den"dron (l[=u]`k[.a]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko`s white + de`ndron tree.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. {Leucadendron argenteum} is the {silverboom} of the colonists. [1913 Webster]

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  • Leucadendron — Leucadendron, 1) L. R. et Br. (Weißbaum), bei Linné Untergattung aus der Familie der Proteaceae Proteinae, Diöcie, Tetrandrie L. Arten: capische Sträucher, Zierpflanzen in Glashäusern, bes. L. argenteum (Silber [Atlas ]baum). Blätter… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Leucadendron — Herm., Gattung der Proteazeen, Bäume oder Sträucher mit lederartigen, ganzrandigen, häufig grau behaarten Blättern, oft von breiten und gefärbten Stengelblättern umschlossenen Blütenköpfen, breiten, lederartigen oder erhärtenden Hüllblättern, die …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Leucadendron — Leucadendron …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Leucadendron — Silberbäume Leucadendron discolor Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leucadendron — taxobox name = Leucadendron image caption = Leucadendron argenteum regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Leucadendron genus authority = R.Br. range range map… …   Wikipedia

  • Leucadendron — noun large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts • Syn: ↑genus Leucadendron • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Proteaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leucadendron — leu·ca·den·dron …   English syllables

  • Leucadendron argenteum — Leucadendron Leu ca*den dron (l[=u] k[.a]*d[e^]n dr[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko s white + de ndron tree.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. {Leucadendron argenteum} is the {silverboom} of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leucadendron argenteum —   Leucadendron argenteum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leucadendron argenteum — taxobox name = Leucadendron argenteum status = VU status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Leucadendron species = L. argenteum binomial =… …   Wikipedia

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