Definition of Genus Agathis

1. Noun. Kauri pine.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agathis

genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus
genus Agaricus
genus Agastache
genus Agathis (current term)
genus Agave
genus Agdestis
genus Agelaius
genus Ageratina
genus Ageratum
genus Agkistrodon
genus Aglaomorpha
genus Aglaonema
genus Agonus
genus Agrimonia
genus Agriocharis
genus Agrobacterium
genus Agropyron
genus Agrostemma

Literary usage of Genus Agathis

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

1. The Anatomy of Woody Plants by Edward Charles Jeffrey (1917)
"Taking as an example the genus Agathis, the kauri of Australasia and the East Indian region, we find in the first annual ring an organization distinctly ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The genus Agathis (Dammara) is confined to tropical and subtropical regions of Indo-Malaysia and Australasia. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... and thus does not include the resins from the genus Agathis (or Dammara,) which are known as ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The name was applied to the Kauri Pine by Lambert in 1832, but it was afterwards found that Salisbury, in 1805, had previously constituted the genus Agathis ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... Indian and Australian genus Agathis of coniferous trees,— a native of New Zealand, where it grows only at the northern extremity of the North Island. ..."

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