T elephantopus
Elephantine El`e*phan"tine, a. [L. elephantinus of ivory, Gr. ?: cf. F. ['e]l['e]phantin.] Pertaining to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (commonly, in size); hence, huge; immense; heavy; as, of elephantine proportions; an elephantine step or tread. [1913 Webster]

{Elephantine epoch} (Geol.), the epoch distinguished by the existence of large pachyderms. --Mantell.

{Elephantine tortoise} (Zo["o]l.), a huge land tortoise; esp., {Testudo elephantina}, from islands in the Indian Ocean; and {T. elephantopus}, from the Galapagos Islands.


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  • Elephantopus mollis — ID 29741 Symbol Key ELMO5 Common Name soft elephantsfoot Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, PR, VI Growth Habit Forb/herb Durat …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus mollis — švelnioji dramblotė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Elephantopus mollis), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elephantopus mollis angl. elephantopus; elephant s foot šaltinis Valstybinės …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • elephantopus — švelnioji dramblotė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Elephantopus mollis), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elephantopus mollis angl. elephantopus; elephant s foot šaltinis Valstybinės …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Elephantopus scaber — šiurkščioji dramblotė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Elephantopus scaber), paplitęs Afrikoje, Azijoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elephantopus scaber šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Elephantopus carolinianus — ID 29736 Symbol Key ELCA3 Common Name Carolina elephantsfoot Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus — ID 29733 Symbol Key ELEPH Common Name elephantsfoot Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, PR, SC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus angustifolius — ID 29734 Symbol Key ELAN5 Common Name N/A Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus elatus — ID 29739 Symbol Key ELEL3 Common Name tall elephantsfoot Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus nudatus — ID 29745 Symbol Key ELNU Common Name smooth elephantsfoot Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TX, VA Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elephantopus scaber — ID 29746 Symbol Key ELSC10 Common Name N/A Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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