Definition of Genus Cliftonia
1. Noun. One species: titi.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Cyrilla Family, Cyrilliaceae, Family Cyrilliaceae, Titi Family
Member holonyms: Buckwheat Tree, Cliftonia Monophylla, Titi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cliftonia
Literary usage of Genus Cliftonia
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"87) it was pointed out that the /genus Cliftonia did not, as stated by Mr. Sargent, following Nuttall, commemorate Dr. Francis Clifton, an English physician ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and that its culture, compared with that of other grain, is attended with little expense. BUCKWHEAT-TREE, an evergreen shrub of the genus Cliftonia, ..."