Definition of Genus Clusia

1. Noun. Tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clusia

genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia (current term)
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus
genus Coccyzus
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne

Literary usage of Genus Clusia

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

1. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"In the genus Clusia they lie only in the primary parenchyma, in the stem they occur also in the pith, but are absent from the vascular bundles and the ..."

2. The Sagacity & Morality of Plants: A Sketch of the Life & Conduct of the by John Ellor Taylor (1884)
"The genus Clusia, abundant in the forests of tropical America, is remarkable for this semi-barbaric mode of life. A few species grow parasitically as long ..."

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