Definition of Genus acrocomia
1. Noun. Central and South American feather palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Acrocomia Vinifera, Coyol, Coyol Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acrocomia
Literary usage of Genus acrocomia
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1. Palm Trees of the Amazon and Their Uses. by Alfred Russel Wallace (1853)
"Genus ACROCOMIA, Marti/us. Female flowers in the inner, male flowers in the outer part of the same spadix. Spathe complete, woody. ..."
2. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1917)
"Macaw-tree, the name given to sev- » eral species of trees of the genus Acrocomia, natives of tropical America, ..."
3. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"The spiny palms of the genus Acrocomia have proved to be very rapid growers in southern Florida, some of them equaling the coconut in this respect when ..."
4. Bulletin of the Pan American Union by Pan American Union, International Bureau of the American Republics (1905)
"... genus acrocomia) in adition to being a food product fora large part of the population of the country ..."