Definition of Cibotium
1. Noun. In some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae: ornamental tree ferns with coarse gracefully drooping fronds.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Dicksoniaceae, Family Dicksoniaceae
Member holonyms: Cibotium Barometz, Scythian Lamb
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cibotium
Literary usage of Cibotium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"In treating the oriental forms of the genus cibotium, Hooker and Baker, ... Island species as distinct, reducing the others to one species, cibotium ..."
2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"cibotium Menziesii or Hapu Hi of the natives is the most stately tree fern of the Hawaiian forests. Nowhere in the islands does this handsome fern reach ..."
3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1857)
"I then identified it as belonging to the genus cibotium of Kaulfuss, ... In 1840, Cuming brought specimens of a cibotium from the Philippines, ..."
4. Science Papers: Chiefly Pharmacological and Botanical by Daniel Hanbury (1876)
""Now for the name cibotium Cumingii. In 1840, Cuming brought specimens of a cibotium from the Philippines, which in my enumeration of the ferns of those ..."