Definition of Colubrina
1. Noun. Mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckthorn Family, Family Rhamnaceae, Rhamnaceae
Member holonyms: Nakedwood
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colubrina
Literary usage of Colubrina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publication by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"colubrina RECLINATA Brong. Thickets on Signal Hill, Bassin. April (370). Eggers Fl. 173. 565. [colubrina ferruginosa Brong. Eggers Fl. 172.] 566. ..."
2. Catalogue of Apodal Fish, in the Collection of the British Museum by Johann Jakob Kaup (1856)
"... but it was associated in the collection with some fish collected on Cook-s voyage. Lacepede-s figure of M. colubrina represents our ..."
3. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"colubrina. — Tacca. — Vigna.— Premna. IN discussing the relation between the littoral and inland floras in the Pacific it will be at first necessary to pick ..."
4. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1871)
"... vertically flattened form, and fish-like habits, to lay down in words any very accurate means of distinguishing ! from the non-venomous colubrina. ..."