Definition of Genus Averrhoa

1. Noun. Trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas.

Exact synonyms: Averrhoa
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Oxalidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Wood-sorrel Family



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Averrhoa

genus Atropa
genus Attalea
genus Atticus
genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus
genus Aulostomus
genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus
genus Austrocedrus
genus Austrotaxus
genus Automeris
genus Avahi
genus Avena
genus Averrhoa (current term)
genus Avicennia
genus Ayapana
genus Aythya
genus Azadirachta
genus Azolla
genus Babesia
genus Babyrousa
genus Baccharis
genus Bacillus
genus Bacteroides
genus Baiomys
genus Bairdiella
genus Balaena
genus Balaeniceps

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, ..."

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