Definition of Genus Zingiber

1. Noun. Tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger.

Exact synonyms: Zingiber
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Zingiberaceae, Ginger Family, Zingiberaceae
Member holonyms: Ginger

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zingiber

genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber (current term)
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia
genus Zygnema
genus Zygocactus
genus Zygophyllum
genus bombycilla
genus ceroxylon

Literary usage of Genus Zingiber

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

1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The genus A. was formerly more extensive, and included species now forming the genus Zingiber (see ..."

2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Genus ZINGIBER ZINGIBER OFFICINALE Bosc. GINGER. Local names: Agdt (Pangasinan) ; gengibre (Spanish) ; luya (Pam- panga) ; layd (Abra, Ilocos Norte and Sur, ..."

3. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"Plants, t. 270 ; Pereira, Mat. Med., ii, Pt. L, p. 231). The genus Zingiber consists of herbaceous Indian plants, with creeping, jointed, ..."

4. North Pacific Pilot by William Henry Rosser (1870)
"The genus Zingiber has at least one representative. Of the Musa (banana) there are many" varieties—neither Malabar nor Sumatra can boast of more. ..."

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