genus Areca

noun
a monocotyledonous genus of palm trees
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
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Member Meronyms: ↑areca

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  • areca — [ar′i kə, er′i kə; ə rē′kə] n. [ModL < Port; prob. < Malayalam adekka] any of a genus (Areca) of palm trees, native to Asia and Australia, with a smooth, slender trunk and feathery compound leaves; esp., the betel palm …   English World dictionary

  • Areca — For other uses, see Areca (disambiguation). Areca Areca catechu Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Areca catechu — taxobox name = Areca catechu image caption = Fruiting specimen regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. catechu binomial …   Wikipedia

  • areca — /ˈærɪkə/ (say arikuh), /əˈri / (say uh ree ) noun 1. Also, areca palm. a. any palm of the genus Areca, of tropical Asia and the Malay Archipelago. b. any of various palms formerly referred to the genus Areca. 2. → betel palm. 3. Also, areca nut.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Areca — A genus of palms of India and the Malay Archipelago. A species, A. catechu, furnishes a. nuts, or betel nut s, which contain arecoline and 15% red tannin, are chewed in the East Indies, and have an anthelmintic and stimulant action. SEE ALSO:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Areca triandra — taxobox name = Areca triandra regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. triandra binomial = Areca triandra binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Areca andersonii — taxobox status = DD status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. andersonii binomial = Areca… …   Wikipedia

  • Areca chaiana — taxobox status = DD status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. chaiana binomial = Areca chaiana… …   Wikipedia

  • Areca concinna — taxobox status = EN status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. concinna binomial = Areca concinna… …   Wikipedia

  • Areca glandiformis — taxobox status = DD status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Arecales familia = Arecaceae genus = Areca species = A. glandiformis binomial = Areca… …   Wikipedia

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