encephalartos encephalartos n. any of numerous cycads of the genus {Encephalartos} having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long, often spiny pinnate leaves. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • encephalartos — noun any of numerous cycads of the genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long often spiny pinnate leaves • Hypernyms: ↑cycad • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Encephalartos * * * ə̇nˌsefəˈlärd.əs noun Etymology: New… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Encephalartos — ▪ plant genus  a genus of 65 species of palmlike cycads (family Zamiaceae), native to central and southern Africa and grown elsewhere as conservatory and house plants. The genus includes both tuberous and columnar varieties; they sometimes have… …   Universalium

  • Encephalartos — ID 30288 Symbol Key ENCEP Common Name N/A Family Zamiaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Cycadophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • encephalartos — en·ceph·a·lar·tos …   English syllables

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