Definition of Genus Piscidia
1. Noun. Genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Fish Fuddle, Jamaica Dogwood, Piscidia Erythrina, Piscidia Piscipula
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Piscidia
Literary usage of Genus Piscidia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"... referred to the genus Piscidia Linné, a leguminous genus of tropical America, and which he described as Piscidia ..."