Definition of Pachysandra

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover.




Definition of Pachysandra

1. Noun. (botany) A genus of four or five species of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs, belonging to the boxwood family, ''Buxaceae'' used ornamentally as groundcover. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pachysandra

1. [n -S]

Pachysandra Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pachysandra Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pachysandra

pachyonychia
pachyonychia congenita
pachyosteosclerosis
pachyostosis
pachyote
pachyotia
pachyperiostitis
pachyperitonitis
pachyphyllous
pachypleuritis
pachypleurosaur
pachypleurosaurs
pachypodous
pachysalpingitis
pachysalpingo-ovaritis
pachysandra (current term)
pachysandras
pachysomia
pachytene
pachytenes
pachyvaginitis cystica
paci
paciently
pacier
paciest
pacifiable
pacific islands
pacific states

Literary usage of Pachysandra

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"The leaf is bifacial in Buxus, pachysandra and Sarcococca, ... In the leaves of Buxus, pachysandra and Sarcococca I found no oxalate of lime, ..."

2. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"pachysandra. Transverse section of ovary (mag.). pachysandra. 9 flower (mag.). Vertical section Transverse section o£ ovary (mag.). of seed (mag.). ..."

3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1818)
"pachysandra procumbens. Hort. Kew. ed. all. 5. p. 260. Bot. Reg. 33. ... The pachysandra was first described in MICHAUX'S Flora of North-America, ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"pachysandra Michx. Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 177. 1803. Monoecious perennial herbs, with matted rootstocks, the stems procumbent or ascending, leafy above, ..."

5. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"4. p. 337. Minorca Box Tree. Nat. of the Balearic Islands. Cult, before 178O, by John Fothergill, MD Hort. Upton. SO. Fl. July. H. Tj. pachysandra. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pachysandra

Search for Pachysandra on Dictionary.com!Search for Pachysandra on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pachysandra on Google!Search for Pachysandra on Wikipedia!

Search