Definition of Cordia gerascanthus

1. Noun. Tropical American timber tree.

Exact synonyms: Princewood, Spanish Elm
Group relationships: Cordia, Genus Cordia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cordia Gerascanthus

Coran
Corbett
Corbin
Corbusian
Corbusierian
Corchorus
Cordaitaceae
Cordaitales
Cordaites
Cordarone
Corday
Cordelia
Cordell Hull
Cordia
Cordia alliodora
Cordia gerascanthus (current term)
Cordoba
Cordova
Cordylidae
Cordyline
Cordyline australis
Cordyline terminalis
Cordylobia
Cordylobia anthropophaga
Cordylus
Corea
Coregonidae
Coregonus
Coregonus artedi
Coregonus clupeaformis

Literary usage of Cordia gerascanthus

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

1. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Cordia gerascanthus, Sw. (non Jacq.). A beautiful tree 10 to 30 feet high, with a profusion of pinkish-white flowers. Plentiful about Izamal, especially on ..."

2. Timber and Timber Trees, Native and Foreign by Thomas Laslett (1894)
"... and the Cordia gerascanthus of Dominica receives the name. Amyris balsamifera and others are also so called in the West Indies. ..."

3. Timber and Timber Trees, Native and Foreign by Thomas Laslett (1894)
"... sco- pariat and the Cordia gerascanthus of Dominica receives the name. Amyris balsamifera and others are also so- called in the West Indies. ..."

4. Timber by James Rae Baterden (1908)
"... (Cordia gerascanthus), grown in Jamaica, is a light, useful timber of a uniform brown colour with darker zones; used for shingles on roofs and largely ..."

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