kentia palm

/ˈkɛntiə pam / (say 'kenteeuh pahm)

noun
a palm, Howea forsteriana (syn. Gronophyllum forsteriana), native to Lord Howe Island but widely cultivated as an ornamental.
{named after William Kent, died c. 1828, British plant collector + -ia}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • kentia palm — Forsterio hovėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Howea forsteriana), paplitęs Australijoje ir Saliamono salose. atitikmenys: lot. Howea forsteriana angl. Forster sentry palm; kentia palm; sentry palm;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • kentia palm — /ken tee euh/ a palm, Howea forsterana, of Lord Howe Island, Australia, having erect leaves, widely cultivated as an ornamental. Also called sentry palm. [1905 10; < NL Kentia an earlier genus name, after William Kent (died ca. 1828), British… …   Universalium

  • kentia palm — /ken tee euh/ a palm, Howea forsterana, of Lord Howe Island, Australia, having erect leaves, widely cultivated as an ornamental. Also called sentry palm. [1905 10; NL Kentia an earlier genus name, after William Kent (died ca. 1828), British plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • kentia palm — [ kɛntɪə] noun an Australasian palm tree popular as a house plant. [Howeia (formerly Kentia) forsteriana.] Origin C19: mod. L., named after the botanical collector William Kent …   English new terms dictionary

  • kentia — ˈkentēə noun Etymology: New Latin, from William Kent died ab 1828 Dutch gardener and traveler in the Orient + New Latin ia 1. capitalized : a genus of pinnate leaved palms that are natives of Australia and the East Indies and have spadices with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palm tree — Arecaceae Arécacées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Forster sentry palm — Forsterio hovėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Howea forsteriana), paplitęs Australijoje ir Saliamono salose. atitikmenys: lot. Howea forsteriana angl. Forster sentry palm; kentia palm; sentry palm;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sentry palm — Forsterio hovėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Howea forsteriana), paplitęs Australijoje ir Saliamono salose. atitikmenys: lot. Howea forsteriana angl. Forster sentry palm; kentia palm; sentry palm;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • thatch-leaf palm — Forsterio hovėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Howea forsteriana), paplitęs Australijoje ir Saliamono salose. atitikmenys: lot. Howea forsteriana angl. Forster sentry palm; kentia palm; sentry palm;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sentry palm. — See kentia palm. * * * …   Universalium

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