Definition of Genus Triplochiton
1. Noun. Small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Sterculiaceae, Sterculia Family, Sterculiaceae
Member holonyms: Arere, Obeche, Obechi, Samba, Triplochiton Scleroxcylon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Triplochiton
Literary usage of Genus Triplochiton
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"Its nearest ally is an African genus, Triplochiton, which has been made the basis of a new natural order, ..."
2. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Botanischer Verein in München, Botaniska sällskapet, Stockholm, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1906)
"... very closely allied to the African genus Triplochiton Schum. non Alef.; it was examined by JR Drummond and is described äs Mansonia JR Drumm. nov. gen. ..."