Definition of Genus Zanthoxylum

1. Noun. Deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zanthoxylum

genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum (current term)
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia

Literary usage of Genus Zanthoxylum

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

1. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"... or from the allied genus Zanthoxylum? that a drug is derived which under the name of Lopez Root had once some celebrity in Europe. ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"... or from the allied genus Zanthoxylum, that a drug is derived, which, under the name of Lopez root, ..."

3. Genera Florae Americae Boreali-orientalis Illustrata: The Genera of the by Asa Gray (1849)
"The typical genus, Zanthoxylum, comprises between fifty and one hundred known species, of which the greater part belong to tropical America, several to the ..."

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