Definition of Genus sterculia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Sterculiaceae: deciduous or evergreen trees of Old and New World tropics and subtropics.
Group relationships: Family Sterculiaceae, Sterculia Family, Sterculiaceae
Member holonyms: Sterculia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sterculia
Literary usage of Genus sterculia
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The most abundant of these is the genus Sterculia Linne, which in the existing flora has about one 39 Ettingshausen, " Ueber die Nervation der ..."
2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Order MALVALES Family STERCULIACEAE Genus STERCULiA Linne [Sp. PI., 1753, p. 1007] STERCULIA MINIMA Berry Plate LXXX, Figs. ..."
3. Edwards's Botanical Register, Or, Ornamental Flower-garden and Shrubbery by Sydenham Edwards, John Lindley (1829)
"... and the union of the filaments by threes into a cup surrounding the ovarium, are all characters that forcibly call to recollection the genus Sterculia. ..."