Definition of Genus Xylosma
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American and Asiatic spiny evergreen trees and shrubs.
Group relationships: Family Flacourtiaceae, Flacourtia Family, Flacourtiaceae
Member holonyms: Xylosma, Xylosma Congestum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xylosma
Literary usage of Genus Xylosma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family is represented in the Hawaiian Islands by two species belonging to the genus Xylosma. XYLOSMA Forst. Flowers dioecious, rarely polygamous. ..."