Definition of Genus phoenix
1. Noun. A large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phoenix
Literary usage of Genus phoenix
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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... of Brongniart as in the present case, although some students refer them directly to the genus Phoenix of ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The date is borne on one of the tree-palms, although many of the representatives of the genus Phoenix are low-growing plants. ..."
3. Rambles on the Riviera by Eduard Strasburger (1906)
"... have the advantage over horse-hair, and moreover are not attacked by moths. Whereas Palms of the genus Phoenix have pinnate fronds, ..."
4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"I should have no doubt that Burman was in the right, were there not another species of thesa me genus (Phoenix ..."
5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"All species belonging to the genus Phoenix are difficult to transplant with uniform success. Frequently as high as 50 per cent of transplanted dates die ..."
6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"All species belonging to the genus Phoenix are difficult to transplant with uniform success. Frequently as high as 50 per cent of transplanted Dates die ..."
7. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1915)
"Considered merely as ornamental trees, there are members of the genus Phoenix, to which the date palm belongs, that are more attractive than this famous ..."
8. The Kilima-Njaro Expedition: A Record of Scientific Exploration in Eastern by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1886)
"... palm (belonging to the genus Phoenix, a kind of wild date), mixed with indiscriminate shrubs, many of them overgrown with parasitic cucurbits and Fig. ..."