Definition of Ceroxylon
1. Noun. Wax palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Ceroxylon Alpinum, Ceroxylon Andicola, Wax Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceroxylon
Literary usage of Ceroxylon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"and ceroxylon ... all occurring on the Bolivian Andes at an elevation of about 8000 feet. ceroxylon ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"ceroxylon australe is a species indigenous to the high mountains of Juan Fernandez, at 30 degrees south latitude. ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The following have been are not thoroughly tested: ceroxylon ... terminal Ivs. allied to ceroxylon: ..."