Definition of Genus Plumeria
1. Noun. Deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family, Family Apocynaceae
Member holonyms: Frangipani, Frangipanni
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plumeria
Literary usage of Genus Plumeria
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... Unger has four or five species in the European Miocene: the genus Plumeria has four Miocene species in Europe and a Pliocene species in Brazil. ..."
2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"... genus Plumeria. It is a yellowish-white, crystalline, bitter powder, which is easily soluble in hot water and diluted alcohol. ..."