Definition of Caryota
1. Noun. Fishtail palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Fishtail Palm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Caryota
Literary usage of Caryota
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"None of the species thrives in southern Florida. ' tunes the specimens do well; at other times they fail. When in caryota. ..."