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.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Anacardiaceae, Family Anacardiaceae, Sumac Family
Member holonyms: Aroeira Blanca, Schinus Chichita, Molle, Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic Tree, Schinus Molle, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Schinus Terebinthifolius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Schinus
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 ...by 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, ..."