Definition of Genus Cladrastis
1. Noun. Yellowwoods.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Cladrastis Kentukea, Cladrastis Lutea, Gopherwood, Kentucky Yellowwood
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cladrastis
Literary usage of Genus Cladrastis
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1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Flowers racemose without bracts. genus Cladrastis embraces but one species, a native of the United States. It was classed by Michaux among the ..."
2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus CLADRASTIS, Raf. The genus Cladrastis is "Queen of Beauty" among the pod-bearers. It is represented by one species in the eastern United States and ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1854)
"... formed of it a new genus—Cladrastis—in 1825, with the specific name of tinctoria, from the yellow coloring matter contained in its wood and roots. ..."
4. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"D. genus Cladrastis—Yellow Wood. E. Genus Cercis—Redbud. They are characterized by 1. Leaves—alternate, pinnately compound, except in Cercis. 2. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"YELLOW WAX. See Cera Flava. YELLOW WOOD. A tree of the genus Cladrastis. YELLOW WORT. A plant of the genus Chlora. YEW TREE, COMMON EUROPEAN. ..."
6. Rafinesque: A Sketch of His Life, with Bibliography by T. J. Fitzpatrick (1911)
"... of Kentucky forming a new genus Cladrastis Fragrans. The Cincinnati Literary Gazette, vol. I, no. 8, p. 60, February 21, 1824. ..."