pachysandra pachysandra n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Pachysandra}; they are low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Pachysandra — terminalis Systematik Klasse: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pachysandra — ☆ pachysandra [pak΄ə san′drə ] n. [ModL < Gr pachys (see PACHYDERM) + ModL andrus, ANDROUS] any of a genus (Pachysandra) of low, dense growing, hardy evergreen plants of the box family, often used for a ground cover in the shade …   English World dictionary

  • Pachysandra — (P. Mich.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Trikokken, Euphorbieen Spr., Rautengewächse, Buxeae Rchnb., 21. Kl. 3. Ordn. L.; Art: P. procumbens, auf Gebirgen Nordamerikas …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • pachysandra — (n.) 1813, from Modern Latin (1803), from Gk. packhys thick + aner (gen. andros) man (see ANTHROPO (Cf. anthropo )), used in botany to mean having stamens …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pachysandra — Pachysandra …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Pachysandra — Taxobox name = Pachysandra image width = 240px image caption = Pachysandra terminalis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Buxales familia = Buxaceae genus = Pachysandra subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • pachysandra — noun any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Hyponyms: ↑Allegheny spurge, ↑Allegheny mountain spurge, ↑Pachysandra procumbens …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pachysandra — ID 58741 Symbol Key PACHY3 Common Name pachysandra Family Buxaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • pachysandra — noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek pachys + New Latin andrus androus Date: 1813 any of a genus (Pachysandra) of perennial evergreen plants of the box family often used as a ground cover …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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