Definition of Genus thrinax

1. Noun. Small to medium-sized fan palms.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thrinax

genus Thalictrum
genus Thamnophilus
genus Thamnophis
genus Thelypteris
genus Theobroma
genus Thermobia
genus Thermopsis
genus Thespesia
genus Thevetia
genus Thielavia
genus Thiobacillus
genus Thlaspi
genus Thomomys
genus Threskiornis
genus Thrinax
genus Thrips
genus Thryothorus
genus Thuja
genus Thujopsis
genus Thunbergia
genus Thunnus
genus Thylacinus
genus Thylogale
genus Thymus
genus Thyrsopteris
genus Thysanocarpus
genus Tiarella
genus Tibicen
genus Tichodroma

Literary usage of Genus thrinax

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1899)
"As a result he has divided the genus Thrinax, which now includes three species, one of which is here described as new, ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus THRINAX, Sw. The Thatch, or Silk-top Palmetto (Thrinax Floridana, Sarg.) has a silver lining in its glossy green fan leaves, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"... was impressed upon my attention while observing a palm of the genus Thrinax, which had been infested with the so-called ' red-spider ' (Tetranychus'). ..."

4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"... and one endogen, a Palm of the genus Thrinax. I wish to record my sincere thanks to the Hon. F. Watts, Commissioner, and to Mr. William ..."

5. Things in General (1877)
"The genus Thrinax has a species called Argentea of the West Indian Isles, which yields the materials for what are known as "chip-hats," largely manufactured ..."

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