Definition of Tectona

1. Noun. Small genus of southeastern Asian tropics: teak.

Exact synonyms: Genus Tectona
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Verbenaceae, Verbena Family, Verbenaceae, Vervain Family
Member holonyms: Teak, Tectona Grandis



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tectona

Teasdale
Teasmade
Teasmades
Tebaldi
Tebet
Tebeth
Tec protein-tyrosine kinase
Technicolor
Technicolor yawn
Technicolor yawns
Technology Administration
Tecophilaeacea
Tectaria
Tectaria cicutaria
Tectaria macrodonta
Tectona (current term)
Tectona grandis
Tecumseh
Tecumtha
Ted
Ted Hughes
Ted Shawn
Ted Williams
Teddie
Teddy
Teddy boy
Teddy boys
Teds
Teegeeack
Teeside

Literary usage of Tectona

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

1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Forests of Tectona grandis in East Java, iii. Woodland in Tropical East Africa. Engler's description of the formations, ¡v. ..."

2. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"No. of genera, 59; species, 700; warm climates. Tectona ... Tectona, Lf Calyx bell-shaped, short, 5-6-cleft, sharp, tube swollen below, and contracted near ..."

3. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Stigma semi-globose. Fruit, 2 seeds covered by the pellicle of the ovary. HABITAT.—Very common in the rice fields. Tectona grandis, L. NOM. VULG. ..."

4. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Stigma semi-globose. Fruit, 2 seeds covered by the pellicle of the ovary. HABITAT.—Very common in the rice fields. Tectona grandis, L. NOM. VULG. ..."

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