Pteropogon humboltianum

noun
southern Australian plant having feathery hairs surrounding the fruit
Syn: ↑pteropogon
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Pteropogon

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  • pteropogon — noun southern Australian plant having feathery hairs surrounding the fruit • Syn: ↑Pteropogon humboltianum • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Pteropogon …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Pteropogon — noun genus of Australian and South African herbs including some from genus Helipterum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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