Definition of Genus Averrhoa
1. Noun. Trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Oxalidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Wood-sorrel Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Averrhoa
Literary usage of Genus Averrhoa
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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The bilimbi, blim- i'ing. or cucumber tree, so called from the shape i'f the fruit, is the very acid fruit of another >pecies of the same genus, Averrhoa ..."
2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"The bilimbi, blim- hing. or cucumber tree, so called from the shape of the fruit, is the very acid fruit of another species of the same genus, Averrhoa ..."
3. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Structure, Growth by James Sykes Gamble (1881)
"Only one genus, Averrhoa, contains trees, and these introduced : A. Carambola, Linn. ; Hook. Fl. Ind. i. ..."
4. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1826)
"Linnaeus, in publishing the Flora Zeylanica, established the genus Averrhoa, and made this one of the species (178), as is usual in that work, ..."