Definition of Tectona grandis
1. Noun. Tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.
Group relationships: Genus Tectona, Tectona
Terms within: Teak, Teakwood
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tectona Grandis
Literary usage of Tectona grandis
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. 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. ..."