Definition of Genus Lomatia

1. Noun. Small genus of low-growing evergreens of Chile and Australia; some yield dyes.

Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Proteaceae, Protea Family, Proteaceae
Member holonyms: Lomatia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lomatia

genus Litocranius
genus Littorina
genus Livistona
genus Loasa
genus Lobelia
genus Lobipes
genus Lobotes
genus Lobularia
genus Locusta
genus Lofortyx
genus Logania
genus Loiseleuria
genus Loligo
genus Lolium
genus Lomatia (current term)
genus Lomogramma
genus Lonas
genus Lonchocarpus
genus Lonicera
genus Lophius
genus Lophodytes
genus Lopholatilus
genus Lophophora
genus Lophophorus
genus Lophosoria
genus Loranthus
genus Loris
genus Lota
genus Lotus

Literary usage of Genus Lomatia

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The remarkable genus Lomatia, previously mentioned, has four existing species in Australia, 2 in Tasmania and 3 in Chile. As might be expected from their ..."

2. Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1873)
"The positive relation of these leaves to the genus Lomatia seems, however, controverted by the presence of small oval seeds, apparently seeds of Myrica, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"... An order of plants including the genus Lomatia. PROTECTIVES. Medicines or remedies which operate by excluding the air. PROTEIN. ..."

4. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"The remarkable genus Lomatia, previously mentioned, is represented by 4 existing species in Australia, 2 in Tasmania, and 3 in Chile. ..."

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