Definition of Geoffroea
1. Noun. Small genus of shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical America.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Chanal, Chanar, Geoffroea Decorticans
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geoffroea
Literary usage of Geoffroea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in Brazil, in the Years 1817-1820: Undertaken by Command of His by Johann Baptist von Spix, Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, Hannibal Evans Lloyd (1824)
"... are an incomparable ornament of * Cecropia peltata, L. palmata, W. •)- Caesalpinia brasiliensis, chinata, L. J Geoffroea inermis, Sw., racemosa, ..."
2. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands by California Academy of Sciences (1912)
"Geoffroea, 74, /So. Gleichenia, 20, ita. Glycine, 74, 78. Gnaphalium, 153, 203. GOODENIACEAE, 147, ¡Oí, ¡4¡. Gossypium, 101, ¡88, 207, 208, 216, i/o. ..."
3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"See Geoffroea. GEOFFREY, of Monmouth, bishop of St. Asaph, called by our ancient biographers Gallo- ..."