Definition of Clusia

1. Noun. An aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowers.

Group relationships: Genus Clusia
Generic synonyms: Tree

Definition of Clusia

1. a type of climbing plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clusia

clupanodonic acid
clupeid fish
clusia (current term)
cluster analyses
cluster analysis
cluster bean
cluster bomb
cluster bomblet
cluster bombs
cluster headache
cluster headaches

Literary usage of Clusia

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"Richard, in 1811, figured the analysis of the seed of clusia ... Richard there correctly describes the seed of clusia as being enveloped in pulp, ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"This is the clusia flava, known in Nevis by the names of fat pork, monkey apple, and mountain or wild mango; in Jamaica, by the name of the balsam tree; ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1857)
"clusia.—One of the plants noticed in the trip to Cuba as the emblem of ingratitude, is the clusia. As we remarked elsewhere, the botany of the Island is a ..."

4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"Dans le clusia ... In that memoir the embryos of clusia and Calophyllum are described as being erect, inverted, ..."

5. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"clusia. . . -.¡/. . Calyx imbricate; phylla from 4 to 16, opposite. ... clusia flava. Leaves without veins. Petals 4. i. sp. 1495. Я. К. iii. 432. ..."

6. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"Often, in clusia, many of the branches die in consequence of this tension. ... The clusia formed an absolutely closed sheath bearing flowers and foliage, ..."

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