Definition of Genus Pandanus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Pandanaceae (as screw pines).
Group relationships: Family Pandanaceae, Pandanaceae, Screw-pine Family
Member holonyms: Pandanus, Screw Pine
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Literary usage of Genus Pandanus
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"The genus Pandanus is mentioned first by Rumphius in his Amb. Herb. iv. p. 139 seq., where he describes twelve species, one of which belongs to ..."
2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"The Secretary read a paper by Dr. I. Bayley Balfour, " Observations on the genus Pandanus." Few families of plants present more difficulty in their ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"conclude, that the hitherto known Java forms should be separated from the genus Pandanus. This is obvious from what Kunth has advanced iu his 'Enumeratio' ..."
4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"... also contributed materially to our knowledge of the Philippine flora and have given especial attention to the representatives of the genus Pandanus. ..."
5. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"It is, however, with the genus Pandanus that we are here especially concerned. If the advocate of the previous continental connections of Fiji and the ..."
6. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The genus Pandanus, with its many species, is so far little known, owing to its dioecious character. In Hawaii there is only one species represented, ..."
7. The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore by Botanic Gardens (Singapore (1907)
"... a strange plant of the Polynesian Islands and the large genus Pandanus of which we give a photograph of a very fine specimen in the Botanic Gardens, ..."