Definition of Genus elaeis
1. Noun. Oil palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Oil Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elaeis
Literary usage of Genus elaeis
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1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"... excepting the genus Elaeis, and even here he suspects a transport of the E. guineensis from America into Africa, which is not at all probable. ..."
2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Genus ELAEIS ELAEIS GUINEENSIS Jacq. OIL PALM. PALM OIL This species yields two kinds of oil, known as palm oil and palm-kernel oil. ..."
3. All about the "coconut Palm" (Cocos Nucifera): Including Practical by John Ferguson (1898)
"... is proper to the ancient or to the new world, excepting the genus Elaeis, and even here he suspects a transport of j * Seemann, Bot. of Herald, p. ..."