Definition of Simarouba
1. Noun. Type genus of Simaroubaceae; tropical American trees and shrubs having a pale soft wood and bitter bark.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Simaroubaceae, Quassia Family, Simaroubaceae
Member holonyms: Marupa, Simarouba Amara, Bitterwood, Paradise Tree, Simarouba Glauca
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Literary usage of Simarouba
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1. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants ...by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"Le Simarouba vel Bois Amer. March. ... Quassia Simarouba. Lin. Suppt. 234; Willd. Sp. PI. vtp Kae, v. 3. p. ..."
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