Definition of Genus caryota
1. Noun. Fishtail palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Fishtail Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Caryota
Literary usage of Genus caryota
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1. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1871)
"... that a Caryota can yield a farinaceous product, for another representative of this genus (Caryota urens) in India is known as a Sago yielding Palm. ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The East Indian genus caryota, which includes lofty trees of great beauty, furnishes various useful products ; palm wine and sugar are obtained from the ..."
3. Gleanings from French Gardens: Comprising an Account of Such Features of by William Robinson (1869)
"Areca sapida, most of the species of the genus Caryota, Chamaedorea amazonica and elatior, Chamaerops palmetto, Elais Guineensis, ..."
4. The Technologist (1863)
"... giving it the appearance of the plume of a feather : occasionally in the genus Caryota, these segments are again divided ..."