Definition of Genus Catha

1. Noun. A genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Catha
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Member holonyms: Catha Edulis
Group relationships: Celastraceae, Family Celastraceae, Spindle-tree Family, Staff-tree Family

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Catha

genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha (current term)
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya
genus Catoptrophorus
genus Catostomus
genus Cattleya
genus Caulophyllum
genus Cavia
genus Cebuella
genus Cebus
genus Cecropia
genus Cedrela
genus Cedrus

Literary usage of Genus Catha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Government Publications Monthly Catalogue by J. H. Hickcox (1888)
"(Ga.) To construct a bridge over the Oconee river. 154. Lawrence, GN New species of genus catha- rus, 197. Laws. Passed at 50th Congress, ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by William Jackson Hooker (1842)
"... but the plant to which Loureiro gave that name must, from his description, belong to some totally different genus. Catha monosperma. ..."

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