Definition of podostemaceous in English:

podostemaceous

adjective

Botany
  • Of or relating to the large family of aquatic herbs Podostemaceae, which occur mainly in the tropics where they are found in swiftly flowing rivers, attached to rocks by disk-like processes.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary. From Podostemum + -aceous, after scientific Latin Podostemaceae, family name.

Pronunciation

podostemaceous

/ˌpɒdə(ʊ)stɪˈmeɪʃəs/