Definition of Jacquinia
1. Noun. Sometimes placed in family Myrsinaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Theophrastaceae, Theophrastaceae
Member holonyms: Bracelet Wood, Jacquinia Armillaris, Barbasco, Jacquinia Keyensis, Joewood
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacquinia
Literary usage of Jacquinia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"The cuticle is frequently strongly striated, rarely (species of Jacquinia) granular. Peculiar local thickenings of the walls of the epidermal cells showing ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1853)
"... S. Jacquinia- nus is joined to S. nemorensis.—Aster is the last genus described, but only in part. I am sorry to add, ..."
3. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"I. Jacquinia Jacq. Trees or shrubs, with terete or slightly many-angled branchlets, ... Jacquinia with five or six species is confined to tropical America, ..."
4. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... growing to 30 feet, truncheons of whose trunk serve the people for stools; and a beautiful Jacquinia (J. armillaris) of the same height. ..."