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- n. Any of the genus Podocarpus of podocarp conifers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees of the tribe Taxoideæ, characterized by solitary or twin pistillate flowers surrounded by a few scales, bearing a somewhat stalked and projecting blade, which envelops the single adnate and inverted ovule.
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- n. evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae
"I responded to it the minute I saw the podocarpus tree in the front eve of the house," Mr. Lehman said.
Libocedrus decurrens; _ cephalotaxus and podocarpus; cryptomeria; Bhotan pine, _Pinus excelsa; _ and the native pines of the regions.
Poa compressa; pratensis; trivialis.podocarpus. poinsettia. polemoniums.
In the reign of Jimmu, hemp is said to have been cultivated, and Susanoo, after his reformation, became the guardian of forests, one of his functions being to fix the uses of the various trees, as pine and hinoki (ground-cypress) for house building, maki (podocarpus Chinensis) for coffin making, and camphor-wood for constructing boats.