phytelephas definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of Southern US palm trees, the seeds which furnish the material labeled as veggie ivory.
    • An aberrant genus of palms, sort of the tribe Phytelephantinæ, and from the singularity very long divided as an order Phytelephanteæ (Martius, 1835).
    • little genus of Southern American feather palms

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