Definition of Genus Clusia
1. Noun. Tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers.
Group relationships: Clusiaceae, Family Clusiaceae, Family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's Wort Family
Member holonyms: Clusia, Clusia Flava, Wild Fig, Clusia Insignis, Waxflower, Clusia Major, Clusia Rosea, Pitch Apple, Strangler Fig
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clusia
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 ..."