Definition of Genus Rhizophora
1. Noun. Type genus of the Rhizophoraceae; a small genus of tropical trees and shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhizophoraceae, Mangrove Family, Rhizophoraceae
Member holonyms: Mangrove, Rhizophora Mangle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhizophora
Literary usage of Genus Rhizophora
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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... consisting of the genus Rhizophora, and a few small ones separated from it,all maritime trees known as mangroves, -whose seeds are without albumen and ..."
2. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"The means of dispersal of the genus Rhizophora My experiments and observations were for the most part made on the Asiatic and American species in Fiji; ..."
3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Two other species of the genus Rhizophora are found in tide pools and marshes of Asiatic and African equatorial waters. The remarkable habit of throwing out ..."
4. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1839)
"As an ichthyological communication, this of Mr. T.'s is important and acceptable. 3. Dr. Walker Arnott considers the Linnaean genus Rhizophora as a group of ..."
5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A tree of the genus Rhizophora, chiefly B. mucronata (B. Mangle), the common mangrove, abounding on tropical shores in both hemispheres. ..."
6. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"... further knowledge of the plant than that which he acquired from Rumpf, enrolled it with his genus Rhizophora, under the name of Rhiz. corniculata. ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"... genus, Rhizophora, have been condensed so that only three species are recognized, viz., R. mangle, ..."