Definition of Genus Acrocomia

1. Noun. Central and South American feather palms.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acrocomia

genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia (current term)
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia
genus Addax
genus Adelges

Literary usage of Genus Acrocomia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palm Trees of the Amazon and Their Uses. by Alfred Russel Wallace (1853)
"Genus ACROCOMIA, Marti/us. Female flowers in the inner, male flowers in the outer part of the same spadix. Spathe complete, woody. ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1917)
"Macaw-tree, the name given to sev- » eral species of trees of the genus Acrocomia, natives of tropical America, ..."

3. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"The spiny palms of the genus Acrocomia have proved to be very rapid growers in southern Florida, some of them equaling the coconut in this respect when ..."

4. Bulletin of the Pan American Union by Pan American Union, International Bureau of the American Republics (1905)
"... genus acrocomia) in adition to being a food product fora large part of the population of the country ..."

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