Definition of Genus Asimina

1. Noun. Pawpaw.

Exact synonyms: Asimina
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

genus Artamus
genus Artemia
genus Artemisia
genus Arthropteris
genus Artocarpus
genus Arum
genus Arundinaria
genus Arundo
genus Arvicola
genus Asarum
genus Ascaphus
genus Ascaridia
genus Ascaris
genus Asclepias
genus Ascophyllum
genus Asimina (current term)
genus Asio
genus Aspalathus
genus Asparagus
genus Aspergillus
genus Asperula
genus Asphodeline
genus Asphodelus
genus Aspidelaps
genus Aspidiotus
genus Aspidistra
genus Aspidophoroides
genus Aspis
genus Asplenium
genus Astacus

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. ..."

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