Definition of Genus corypha
1. Noun. Large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Corypha Gebanga, Corypha Utan, Gebang Palm, Corypha Umbraculifera, Talipot, Talipot Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Corypha
Literary usage of Genus corypha
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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... people of Java find much employment ; the ubres of its leaf-stalks are made into ropes, baskets, nets, cloth, &c.—To the genus Corypha belongs also the ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... broad-brimmed hats, and for various economical purposes; its young leaves are plaited into baskets 6M cloth, 4c.—To the genus Corypha belongs also the ..."
3. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1819)
"The trunk however rises to twenty-four and sometimes thirty feet high. It is probably a new species of the genus corypha *; and is called in the country ..."
4. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1826)
"201); but its belonging to the genus Corypha is extremely doubtful, and rests entirely on the comparison which Rumphius draws between it and the Codda Pana ..."
5. The Travels and Researches of Alexander Von Humboldt: Being a Condensed by Alexander von Humboldt, William MacGillivray (1869)
"They passed a little wood of palms, of the genus Corypha, the withered foliage of which, together with the camels feeding in the plain, and the undulating ..."
6. Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port by Ludwig Leichhardt (1847)
"They belonged to the genus Corypha; some of them were very thick and high. The mornings and evenings were very beautiful, and are surpassed hy no climate ..."