Definition of Genus Paliurus
1. Noun. Thorny Eurasian shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckthorn Family, Family Rhamnaceae, Rhamnaceae
Member holonyms: Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem Thorn, Paliurus Spina-christi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paliurus
Literary usage of Genus Paliurus
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The genus Paliurus Jussieu with only two existing species ranging from ... There are over fifty known fossil species and as in the genus Paliurus the ten ..."
2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... existence in earlier periods ; thus the Old World genus Paliurus, and the tropical Zizyphus (Jujube) both date from the Cretaceous and persist in Europe ..."
3. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... has afforded ample proof of its existence in earlier periods ; thus the Old World genus Paliurus, and the tropical ..."
4. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"Also, a leaf similar to those which have elsewhere been assigned to the genus Paliurus. On Nine-mile Creek and a second neighbouring locality referred to in ..."
5. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"The genus Paliurus Jussieu, which includes only 2 existing species, ranging from southern Europe through southern Asia to China and Japan, was cosmopolitan ..."