Definition of Genus Podocarpus
1. Noun. Evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Podocarpaceae, Podocarpaceae, Podocarpus Family
Member holonyms: Podocarp, Podocarpus Coriaceus, Yacca, Yacca Podocarp, Brown Pine, Podocarpus Elatus, Rockingham Podocarp, African Yellowwood, Cape Yellowwood, Podocarpus Elongatus, Podocarpus Latifolius, South-african Yellowwood, Alpine Totara, Podocarpus Nivalis, Podocarpus Totara, Totara
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Podocarpus
Literary usage of Genus Podocarpus
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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"When used for piles, the bark should not be removed from the timber. Many other tall timber-trees of the genus Podocarpus or ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"The genus Podocarpus has about forty species, South American, South African, Australasian and Asiatic. ..."
3. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"Of these seventy-one species, forty belong to the single genus Podocarpus, as characteristic of the south temperate regions as Pinus is of the north ..."
4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"It is a very remarkable fact that no Gymnospermes ote inhabits the Peninsula of India ; not even the genus Podocarpus, which includes most of the tropical ..."
5. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Finally, omitting some less important types, the tropical genus Podocarpus occurs abundantly throughout the Tertiaries of the greater part of the world. ..."