Definition of Cliftonia
1. Noun. One species: titi.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Cyrilla Family, Cyrilliaceae, Family Cyrilliaceae, Titi Family
Member holonyms: Buckwheat Tree, Cliftonia Monophylla, Titi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cliftonia
Literary usage of Cliftonia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Phycologia Australica; or, A history of Australian seaweeds by William Henry Harvey (1863)
"cliftonia (Harv.*), in honour of George Clifton, Esq., RN, the indefatigable and successful explorer of the ..."
2. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico). by Charles Sprague Sargent (1905)
"cliftonia, Gaertn. f. A glabrous tree or shrub, with thick dark brown scaly ... cliftonia is represented by a single species of the south Atlantic and Gulf ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"NOTE ON THE HISTORY OF cliftonia. BY JAMES BRITTEN, FLS IN this Journal for 1908 (p. 87) it was pointed out that the /genus cliftonia did not, ..."
4. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"FRUIT either a fleshy 2-celled 2-valved 1-2-seeded capsule (Cyrilla), or a nearly dry drupe with 4 wings, 4 cells and 4 seeds (cliftonia], SEEDS inverted. ..."