Definition of Livistona
1. Noun. Fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Cabbage Palm, Cabbage Tree, Livistona Australis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Livistona
Literary usage of Livistona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus livistona livistona (named as a roundabout kind of honour to P. Murray of Livingstone, near Edinburgh). A genus of about fourteen species, ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"livistona Chinensis, R. Brown. South-China and Japan. ... livistona Marise, F. v. Mueller. Central and West-Australia, barely within the tropics. ..."
3. The Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing, and Technical Terms: With a by Peter Lund Simmonds (1858)
"... an Indian butler. a boat in Assam, the roof of which is covered with the leaves of tue livistona ..."