Definition of Genus Pithecolobium
1. Noun. Thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Mimosoideae, Subfamily Mimosoideae
Member holonyms: Camachile, Huamachil, Manila Tamarind, Pithecellobium Dulce, Wild Tamarind, Black Bead, Cat's-claw, Catclaw, Pithecellodium Unguis-cati
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pithecolobium
Literary usage of Genus Pithecolobium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The pods are oblong, somewhat curved, 6 to 12 centimeters long, about 2 centimeters wide, and contain 1 to 4 large seeds. Genus PITHECOLOBIUM ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1884)
"... merge its species into the genus Pithecolobium, or allied genera, but frames for them a section under the prolific ..."
3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"... from southern Mexico through Central America to Colombia and is naturalized in many tropical countries. The genus Pithecolobium belongs to the tribe ..."