Definition of Copernicia
1. Noun. Slow-growing tropical fan palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Carnauba, Carnauba Palm, Copernicia Cerifera, Copernicia Prunifera, Wax Palm, Caranda, Caranda Palm, Caranday, Copernicia Alba, Copernicia Australis, Wax Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copernicia
Literary usage of Copernicia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"The leaves, on the other hand, are more like copernicia, though the presence of a ... Grisebach and Wend- land described from Cuba, copernicia Wrightii, ..."
2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"On copernicia, savannas near Camaguey (Britton & Cowell 13120, type) ; on copernicia, barren savannas southeast of Hol- guin, Oriente (Shafer 2944) ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1908)
"The genus is made up of the following elements : (a) copernicia Wrightii Griseb. ... copernicia Mart. Nine species are recognized, five of them from South ..."