Occurring below soil level; subterranean, e.g. the stems of Stangeria eriopus, many Zamia species, and most Macrozamia Section Parazamia species.
  See also acaulescent.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • Hypogeous — Hyp o*ge ous, a. [See {Hypogean}.] (Bot.) Growing under ground; remaining under ground; ripening its fruit under ground. [Written also {hypog[ae]ous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypogeous — [hī΄pō jē′əs, hip΄ōjē′əs] adj. HYPOGEAL * * * …   Universalium

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  • hypogeous — adjective see hypogeal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypogeous — adjective Living or maturing underground; subterranean Syn: hypogeal …   Wiktionary

  • hypogeous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Located or operating beneath the earth s surface: hypogeal, hypogean, subterranean, subterrestrial, underground. See SURFACE …   English dictionary for students

  • hypogeous — hy·po·ge·ous …   English syllables

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