Definition of Genus Thevetia

1. Noun. Genus of poisonous tropical American evergreen shrubs and trees having entire leaves and large cymose flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thevetia

genus Tetrahymena
genus Tetraneuris
genus Tetrao
genus Tetrapturus
genus Teucrium
genus Thalarctos
genus Thalictrum
genus Thamnophilus
genus Thamnophis
genus Thelypteris
genus Theobroma
genus Thermobia
genus Thermopsis
genus Thespesia
genus Thevetia (current term)
genus Thielavia
genus Thiobacillus
genus Thlaspi
genus Thomomys
genus Threskiornis
genus Thrinax
genus Thrips
genus Thryothorus
genus Thuja
genus Thujopsis
genus Thunbergia
genus Thunnus
genus Thylacinus
genus Thylogale

Literary usage of Genus Thevetia

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1. Catalogue of the Vegetable Productions of the Presidency of Bombay by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1865)
"There is a genus Thevetia, but the genus Cerbera includes no transfer from that genus (?), and it is wrong to give a specific term, unless an old generic, ..."

2. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"All have been compared with existing species of the Amazon basin, which they closely resemble. The genus Thevetia, with few species, is still confined to ..."

3. Catalogue of the Economic Products of the Presidency of Bombay: Being a by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1862)
"There is a genus Thevetia, but the genus Cerbera includes no transfer from that genus (?), and it is wrong to give a specific term, unless an old generic, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1893)
"... is a glucoside obtained from a Mexican plant of the genus Thevetia. It is a yellowish, amorphous, bitter powder, easily soluble in water and alcohol; ..."

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