Definition of Genus Zamia

1. Noun. Genus of small evergreen tropical and subtropical American cycads.

Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Zamiaceae, Zamia Family, Zamiaceae
Member holonyms: Zamia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zamia

genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia (current term)
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus

Literary usage of Genus Zamia

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"The stem most nearly resembles that of the West Indian genus Zamia. It is short and thick, covered with a brown cuticle, and marked by parallel bands and ..."

2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1855)
"The stem most nearly resembles that of the West Indian genus Zamia. It is short and thick, covered with a brown cuticle, and marked by parallel bands and ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Carruthers recognized the undesirability of referring such forms to the genus Zamia, and therefore founded the genus ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1844)
"... it necessarily follows, from their being furnished with characters which are not to be found in species of the existing genus Zamia and its allies, ..."

5. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"Cycadaceae.1 Genus. Zamia. Species. floridana. B. Habitat: 1. Most of the Cycadales occur only within the tropics, but two genera, Zamia and Cycas, ..."

6. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1849)
"Genus ZAMIA. Zamia furfuracea.—There are two fine old plants in the Botanic Gardens at Cambridge and Chelsea, which are males, and bear cones almost every ..."

7. The English Cyclopaediaby Charles Knight by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Zamia has many representatives in a fossil state. Of the sixteen species that have been discovered, twelve resemble so nearly the recent species ..."

8. Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy: Comprising Such Terms in Botany by William Humble (1843)
"In Lindley and Mutton's Fossil Flora figures of cones are given which are referred to the genus Zamia, from the sandstone of the Wealden formation at ..."

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