Definition of Genus Zanthoxylum
1. Noun. Deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rutaceae, Rue Family, Rutaceae
Member holonyms: Prickly Ash, Sea Ash, Toothache Tree, Zanthoxylum Americanum, Zanthoxylum Fraxineum, Hercules'-club, Hercules'-clubs, Hercules-club, Zanthoxylum Clava-herculis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zanthoxylum
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 ..."