Definition of Simarouba glauca
1. Noun. Medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits.
Generic synonyms: Bitterwood Tree
Group relationships: Genus Simarouba, Simarouba
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simarouba Glauca
Literary usage of Simarouba glauca
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1. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"simarouba glauca DC. Paradise-tree. Leaves 6'-10' long, glabrous, with a stout petiole 2'-3' in length, and usually 6 pairs of opposite or alternate ..."
2. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"simarouba glauca. Paradise Tree. South Florida and West Indies. A pretty, quick-growing tree in the hammocks. Would make a handsome avenue tree. ..."
3. Regional Workshop, Needs and Priorities for Forestry and Agroforestry Policy by Marielos Alfaro (1994)
"... Cord/a alliodora, Terminal/a ivorensis, Grevillea robusta, the casuarina genus, simarouba glauca, and various multi-purpose species. ..."