Definition of Genus Livistona
1. Noun. Fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Cabbage Palm, Cabbage Tree, Livistona Australis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Livistona
Literary usage of Genus Livistona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Livistona LIVISTONA (named as a roundabout kind of honour to P. Murray of Livingstone, near Edinburgh). A genus of about fourteen species, ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"... much in use for decorative purposes in this country, commonly under the name of Kentia. These are followed by a large group of the genus Livistona: L. ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"the Central Mexican genus to which it is provisionally referred, than to the genus Livistona of Australia. A congener of the Guadalupe species has recently ..."
4. Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia by Philip Parker King (1827)
"Upon the Northwest Coast, the genus Livistona alone has been remarked, in about latitude 15° South ; beyond which, throughout a very extensive line of ..."
5. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"Genus LIVISTONA. A genus of seven known species, tall palms with trunks of the shape and size of the coconut palm, ..."
6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1903)
"These are followed by a large group of the genus Livistona: L. Chinensis, the Bourbon palm, or, as it is frequently called, Latania Borbonica, ..."
7. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"As a genus Livistona is distinguished by the flowers which clothe its branching spikes being hermaphrodite, by its calyx and corolla being divided into ..."