Definition of Platymiscium

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American trees: quira.

Exact synonyms: Genus Platymiscium
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Quira



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platymiscium

Plattdeutsch
Platte
Platte River
Platte River penstemon
Plattensee
Platycephalidae
Platycerium
Platycerium alcicorne
Platycerium andinum
Platycerium bifurcatum
Platycladus orientalis
Platyctenea
Platyhelminthes
Platylobium
Platylobium formosum
Platymiscium (current term)
Platymiscium pinnatum
Platymiscium trinitatis
Platypoecilus
Platypoecilus maculatus
Platyrrhini
Platystemon
Platystemon californicus
Platz
Plaut
Plaut's bacillus
Plaut-Vincent angina
Plautine
Plautus
Plautus alle

Literary usage of Platymiscium

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

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... the leguminous Platymiscium, and a few others. . . . These ants rarely leave the tree which affords them food and shelter, and they jealously repel all ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"HARMS, H. Bot. Jahrb., Leipzig, 38, 1905, (74-79). [Platymiscium] [Leguminosae]. SMITH, J. D, Bot. Gaz., Chicago, 111., 37, 1904, (208-214). ..."

3. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"... and Platymiscium polystachyum.—JB Rarer. 2359. WABY, JF Notes on a collection of dried fruit and seeds (continued). Jour. ..."

4. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... except the leguminous genus Platymiscium, which has the pinnate leaves usually in whorls of three, and the tubular branches sometimes dilated at the ..."

5. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... the leguminous Platymiscium, and a few others. . . . These ants rarely leave the tree which affords them food and shelter, and they jealously repel all ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"HARMS, H. Bot. Jahrb., Leipzig, 38, 1905, (74-79). [Platymiscium] [Leguminosae]. SMITH, J. D, Bot. Gaz., Chicago, 111., 37, 1904, (208-214). ..."

7. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"... and Platymiscium polystachyum.—JB Rarer. 2359. WABY, JF Notes on a collection of dried fruit and seeds (continued). Jour. ..."

8. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... except the leguminous genus Platymiscium, which has the pinnate leaves usually in whorls of three, and the tubular branches sometimes dilated at the ..."

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