Definition of Calophyllum

1. Noun. Genus of tropical evergreen trees.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calophyllum

Calnada pea
Calocarpum zapota
Calocedrus decurrens
Calochortus albus
Calochortus amabilis
Calochortus amoenus
Calochortus elegans
Calochortus kennedyi
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus macrocarpus
Calochortus nuttallii
Calophyllum (current term)
Calophyllum calaba
Calophyllum candidissimum
Calophyllum inophyllum
Calophyllum longifolium
Calopogon pulchellum
Calopogon tuberosum
Calori's bursa
Caloscypha fulgens
Calosoma scrutator
Calostoma cinnabarina
Calostoma lutescens
Calostoma ravenelii

Literary usage of Calophyllum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"The similarity of native names between this aud Calophyllum inophyllum, ... the Poon spars being a tall, aud Calophyllum inophyllum a short stunted, tree. ..."

2. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"Calophyllum. — Colubrina. — Tacca. — Vigna.— Premna. IN discussing the relation between the littoral and inland floras in the Pacific it will be at first ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1855)
"... R. lucidum, and R. calophyllum, have a very peculiar aspect, all agreeing in their smooth ... calophyllum ..."

4. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"Calophyllum inophyllum, Linn., Wight III. i., 128; Ic. I. 77. ... I have met with no mention of Calophyllum inophyllum in native works on Materia Medica. ..."

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