Definition of Genus Schinus

1. Noun. Genus of evergreen shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America and Canary Islands and China.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Schinus

genus Saxegothea
genus Saxicola
genus Saxifraga
genus Sayornis
genus Scabiosa
genus Scaphiopus
genus Scaphosepalum
genus Scarabaeus
genus Scardinius
genus Scartella
genus Sceliphron
genus Sceloglaux
genus Sceloporus
genus Schaffneria
genus Schefflera
genus Schinus (current term)
genus Schistosoma
genus Schizachyrium
genus Schizaea
genus Schizanthus
genus Schizopetalon
genus Schizophragma
genus Schizosaccharomyces
genus Schlumbergera
genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla

Literary usage of Genus Schinus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"PEPPER-TREE, PERUVIAN MASTIC- TREE, or PEA-TREE, several species of the genus Schinus of the family ..."

2. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"Amyris polygama, as the name imports, has unisexual flowers. This indeed has been transferred to another genus (Schinus dependens of Ortega). ..."

3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"Pepper-tree, Peruvian Mastic-tree, or Pea- tree, several species of the genus Schinus of the order ..."

4. The Basin of Mexico: Critical Environmental Issues and Sustainability by Exequiel Ezcurra (1999)
"This is the case with many of the most common tree species such as Eucalyptus sp., an Australian genus, Schinus molle, a South American tree, ..."

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