Tectona

noun
small genus of southeastern Asian tropics: teak
Syn: ↑genus Tectona
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Verbenaceae, ↑family Verbenaceae, ↑verbena family, ↑vervain family
Member Meronyms: ↑teak, ↑Tectona grandis

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\\tekˈtōnə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, perhaps from Greek tektōn carpenter; from its use in carpentry
: a small genus of trees (family Verbenaceae) of India, Malaysia, and the Philippines having entire woolly leaves and paniculate cymes of small white or bluish flowers — see teak

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  • Tectŏna — (T. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Verbenaceae Lantaneae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: T. grandis (Thekbaum), hoher ostindischer, bes. auf Java wachsender, für heilig gehaltener Baum, mit großen, spitzigen, herabhängenden, immergrünen, auf… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tectōna — L fil. (Teakbaum, Tiekbaum, indische Eiche), Gattung der Verbenazeen, große Bäume mit großen, breiten, ganzrandigen, gegen oder zu drei wirtelständigen, abfallenden Blättern, reichblütigen Cymen in großen, endständigen Rispen, kleinen, weißlichen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tectona —   [neulateinisch], die Pflanzengattung Teakbaum …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tectona —   Tectona …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tectona — ? Тик …   Википедия

  • Tectona — ID 82884 Symbol Key TECTO Common Name tectona Family Verbenaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Tectona L. f. — Symbol TECTO Common Name tectona Botanical Family Verbenaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • tectona — tec·to·na …   English syllables

  • TECTONA GRANDIS L. F. - ТИКОВОЕ ДЕРЕВО, ТИК — см. 808. Дерево. Т. grandis L. f. Тиковое дерево, Тик Suppl. (1781) 151. Клинген (1899) 74, рис. Burkill (1935) 2127. Chollet (1956) 9. Натальин (1960) 231. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. teak; нем. Tickbaum; хинди sagun, sakhu; Иран saj; Филипп.… …   Справочник растений

  • Tectona grandis — Teck Teck …   Wikipédia en Français

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