Definition of Pinckneya
1. Noun. Small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Bitter-bark, Fever Tree, Georgia Bark, Pinckneya Pubens
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinckneya
Literary usage of Pinckneya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"... with clusters of white, fragrant flowers at their base; and its bright-red berries, when fully grown, but black, when perfectly ripe. 45 Pinckneya ..."
2. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1831)
"V. Pinckneya. Michaux the elder discovered this genus in Georgia near Saint Mary, and it has since been found in South Carolina ; it is very easily ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"An exquisite study in pink is the Pinckneya! That the name suggests the color which ... The Pinckneya is a tree or large shrub of quick, luxuriant growth. ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"An exquisite study in pink is the Pinckneya! That the name suggests the color ... Another of the same family as the Pinckneya is Cephalanthus occidentalis, ..."