cryptocoryne

noun
any plant of the genus Cryptocoryne; evergreen perennials growing in fresh or brackish water; tropical Asia
Syn: ↑water trumpet
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Cryptocoryne

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\\ˌkriptəˈkȯrəˌnē\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from crypt- + Greek korynē club, knobby bud; perhaps akin to Greek kara head — more at cerebral
1. capitalized : a genus of aquatic herbs (family Araceae) that have broad leaves and long slender spathes and are often used as aquarium plants
2. -s : any plant of the genus Cryptocoryne

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  • Cryptocoryne — Cryptocoryne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cryptocoryne — n. any plant of the genus Cryptocoryne; evergreen perennials growing in fresh or brackish water; tropical Asia. Syn: water trumpet. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cryptocoryne — (C. Fisch.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Aroideae Cryptocoryneae Echiteae; Arten: C. ciliata, C. spiralis, in Ostindien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cryptocoryne —   [griechisch kryptós »verborgen« und korýnē »Keule«, »Kolben«], Wasserkelch, Gattung der Aronstabgewächse aus Ost und Südostasien; untergetaucht lebende Pflanzen mit lanzettförmigen Blättern; die den Blütenstand eng umschließende Spatha bildet… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cryptocoryne —   Cryptocoryne C. beckettii …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cryptocoryne — Cryptocoryne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cryptocoryne — water trumpet Cryptocoryne wendtii Green Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Cryptocoryne — Wasserkelche Wendt´scher Wasserkelch (Cryptocoryne wendtii) Systematik Klasse: Einkeimblättrige (Liliopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cryptocoryne — ID 23420 Symbol Key CRYPT7 Common Name water trumpet Family Araceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, TX Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cryptocoryne — …   Википедия

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