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Lesquerella

noun
genus of low-growing hairy herbs: bladderpods
Syn: ↑genus Lesquerella
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑bladderpod

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\\ˌleskəˈrelə, ˌlāk-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Leo Lesquereux died 1889 Swiss paleobotanist in United States + New Latin -ella
: a genus of low annual or perennial American herbs (family Cruciferae) having stellate pubescence, simple leaves, yellow racemose flowers, and inflated pods — see bladderpod

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/les'keuh rel"euh, lay'keuh-/, n.
any of various plants of the genus Lesquerella, of the mustard family, having rosettes of simple, hairy leaves, small yellow flowers, and inflated pods, and yielding a seed oil similar to castor oil. Also called bladderpod.
[ < NL, named after Leo Lesquereux (d. 1889), Swiss-born U.S. paleobotanist; see -ELLA]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Lesquerella — prop. n. A genus of low growing hairy herbs, comprising some of the bladderpods. Syn: genus {Lesquerella}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lesquerella — /les keuh rel euh, lay keuh /, n. any of various plants of the genus Lesquerella, of the mustard family, having rosettes of simple, hairy leaves, small yellow flowers, and inflated pods, and yielding a seed oil similar to castor oil. Also called… …   Universalium

  • Lesquerella — ID 46841 Symbol Key LESQU Common Name bladderpod Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • lesquerella — les·que·rel·la …   English syllables

  • Lesquerella fremontii — Lesquerella fremontii …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lesquerella lescurii — Conservation status Apparently Secure (NatureServe …   Wikipedia

  • LESQUERELLA FENDLERI S. WAST. - ЛЕКВЕРЕЛЛА ФЕНДЛЕРА — см. 352. Однолетнее растение. L. fendleri S. Wast. Л. Фендлера in Proc. Am. Acad. XXIII (1888) 25. Природа № 10 (1963) 115. P а с п р. Ц. Мекс. и юго зап. США (Канзас, Техас, Колорадо, Аризона). Заросли. Вводится в массовую к у л ь т. на сухих… …   Справочник растений

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