Definition of Genus nipa

1. Noun. Monotypic genus of palms of Australasia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nipa

genus Nerita
genus Neritina
genus Nerium
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys

Literary usage of Genus nipa

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1. Geology: Chemical, Physical, and Stratigraphical by Joseph Prestwich (1888)
"The twelve species enumerated by Bowerbank are reduced by Ettingshausen to five species, belonging to the existing genus Nipa. Amongst the Gymnosperms there ..."

2. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"SEED furrowed longitudinally by a projection of the kernel; albumen homogeneous, cartilaginous, hollow in the centre. EMBRYO basilar. ONLY GENUS. Nipa. ..."

3. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"1405), from their resemblance to the triangular fruits of the Oriental and Australasian genus Nipa, which some writers class with the Palms and others with ..."

4. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1868)
"At the commencement of this paper, in speaking of the division of the order into two sections, we included the genus Nipa, in the second division, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1904)
"The allied genus Nipa lives at the mouth of rivers in places liable to be flooded by sea or brackish water. The Woolwich Beds are mainly of estuarine origin ..."

6. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"... and Hyracotherium, of genera now unknown; and plants of a tropical character, such as the fruits of the Palms of the genus Nipa, which is allied to the ..."

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