Definition of Genus Khaya

1. Noun. African mahogany trees.

Exact synonyms: Khaya
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Meliaceae, Mahogany Family, Meliaceae
Member holonyms: African Mahogany

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Khaya

genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella
genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya
genus Kenyapithecus
genus Keteleeria
genus Khaya (current term)
genus Kiggelaria
genus Kinosternon
genus Kirkia
genus Klebsiella
genus Knightia
genus Kniphofia
genus Kobus
genus Kochia
genus Koellia
genus Kogia
genus Kohleria
genus Kolkwitzia
genus Kosteletzya
genus Krigia

Literary usage of Genus Khaya

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

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... also been formed into a new genus, Khaya, und is the tree yielding African mahogany, which ia brought to ua from Sierra-Leone. The timber, though hard, ..."

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