retinispora

noun \ " \
variants: or retinospora \-ˈäs-\

Definition of retinispora

plural -s
1 :any of various Japanese ornamental dwarf shrubs of the genus Chamaecyparis that resemble cypresses; especially :any of several shrubs that are horticultural varieties derived from the sawara cypress or the sun tree
2 :any of several shrubs of the genus Thuja that retain the needlelike juvenile foliage permanently and are propagated by cuttings or grafting

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Origin and Etymology of retinispora

New Latin


Retinispora

Ret·i·nis·po·ra \ ˌretᵊnˈispərə \

Definition of Retinispora

  • taxonomic synonym of chamaecyparis

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Origin and Etymology of retinispora

New Latin, from 1retin- + -spora


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