Definition of Clusia insignis
1. Noun. Epiphytic clusia of British Guiana.
Group relationships: Genus Clusia
Generic synonyms: Aerophyte, Air Plant, Epiphyte, Epiphytic Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clusia Insignis
Literary usage of Clusia insignis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... but the calyx is different, and I have seen no hermaphrodite flowers. 754. clusia insignis, Mart. Nov. Gen. v. 3,p. 164, t. 288. ..."
2. The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"... with its upright panicles of yellow blossoms ; the splendid clusia insignis, with its large rose-shaped flowers and aspect as if formed of virgin wax, ..."
3. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"Our old friend, the Cipo Matador (clusia insignis, " Mata pau "), that vegetable Thug, winds like a cable round the tree-neck which it is throttling. ..."
4. Catalogue of the Vegetable Productions of the Presidency of Bombay by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1865)
"The stamens and disk of clusia insignis weep so much oleo-resin that Von Martius collected an ounce from two rlowers ! NO 48. ..."