Definition of Genus Chrysophyllum
1. Noun. Tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Sapotaceae, Sapodilla Family, Sapotaceae
Member holonyms: Caimito, Chrysophyllum Cainito, Star Apple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chrysophyllum
Literary usage of Genus Chrysophyllum
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1. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"The genus Chrysophyllum, with between 50 and 60 existing species, is tropical or sub-tropical, most of its forms being American, although it is represented ..."
2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The genus Chrysophyllum, with its 70 species, is mainly tropical and is most numerous in species in tropical America. In Hawaii the genus is represented by ..."
3. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"The popular name of species of intertropical evergreen which bear an esculent fruit. They ¡long to the genus Chrysophyllum, and ie most important of the ..."
4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"... and to have the character of the genus Chrysophyllum. "The leaves are alternate, rather distant, narrow lanceolate, attenuate at the base, ..."
5. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"The venation, however, seems to me to indicate a relationship with the genus Chrysophyllum, which among its 50 or 60 existing species contains several West ..."