Definition of Genus Melicytus
1. Noun. A genus of deciduous shrubs or trees; fruit is a berry; grow in New Zealand and Fiji and Solomon Islands.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Violaceae, Violaceae, Violet Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melicytus
Literary usage of Genus Melicytus
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1. The Handbook of New Zealand Mines: With Maps and Illustrations by New Zealand Mines Dept (1887)
"This is a very distinct species, very common near Dunedin ; it is a very ornamental shrub-tree, with leaves blotched with red. Order — Genus — Melicytus ..."