Definition of Genus Asimina
1. Noun. Pawpaw.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Annonaceae, Custard-apple Family, Family Annonaceae
Member holonyms: Asimina Triloba, Papaw, Papaw Tree, Pawpaw
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Asimina
Literary usage of Genus Asimina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Their fruits have small horticultural value. KEY TO GENERA AND SPECIES A. Trees with straight trunks; fruit simple, banana-like. I. Genus ASIMINA, Adans. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The genus Asimina has only four or five recorded fossil species. These are all American except for a form from the Pliocene of Italy which has been referred ..."
3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"... genus, Asimina, has not been exhaustively studied, but already six or seven distinct species have been constituted in it. With the exception of the ..."
4. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"The extra-tropical North American genus Asimina occurs in the Laramie and Eocene of the same regions. ..."