Definition of Genus Annona
1. Noun. Type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Annonaceae, Custard-apple Family, Family Annonaceae
Member holonyms: Custard Apple, Custard Apple Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Annona
Literary usage of Genus Annona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"HE hardy species of the genus Annona are chiefly confined to the United States, and vary in height from two to thirty feet. The low shrubs are deciduous, ..."
2. All about it : Or: The History and Mystery of Common Things (1859)
"It belongs to tho genus Annona; in shape it is not much unlike the banana ; the color is orange, and it contains a yellowish pulp of the consistence of ..."