Definition of Ceratopetalum
1. Noun. A dicotyledonous genus of the family Cunoniaceae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cunonia Family, Cunoniaceae, Family Cunoniaceae
Member holonyms: Ceratopetalum Gummiferum, Christmas Bush, Christmas Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratopetalum
Literary usage of Ceratopetalum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1890)
"All the gum of kinos of Eucalyptus known to me is readily soluble in water, and is arabin; but in the case of ceratopetalum, the gum is present in the form ..."
2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"The latter was termed by Cunningham ceratopetalum apetalum, but he expressed some doubt respecting the ... To this family the Christmas bush (ceratopetalum ..."