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.

Exact synonyms: Melicytus
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Violaceae, Violaceae, Violet Family

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melicytus

genus Megaptera
genus Megatherium
genus Melampodium
genus Melampsora
genus Melanerpes
genus Melanitta
genus Melanogrammus
genus Melanoplus
genus Melanotis
genus Melastoma
genus Meleagris
genus Meles
genus Melia
genus Melicocca
genus Melicoccus
genus Melicytus (current term)
genus Melilotus
genus Melissa
genus Mellivora
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon

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 ..."

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