Definition of Genus Plumeria

1. Noun. Deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers.

Exact synonyms: Plumeria, Plumiera
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family, Family Apocynaceae
Member holonyms: Frangipani, Frangipanni

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plumeria

genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus
genus Plumbago
genus Plumeria (current term)
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia

Literary usage of Genus Plumeria

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... Unger has four or five species in the European Miocene: the genus Plumeria has four Miocene species in Europe and a Pliocene species in Brazil. ..."

2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"... genus Plumeria. It is a yellowish-white, crystalline, bitter powder, which is easily soluble in hot water and diluted alcohol. ..."

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