Definition of Genus annona

1. Noun. Type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs.

Exact synonyms: Annona
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Annonaceae, Custard-apple Family, Family Annonaceae
Member holonyms: Custard Apple, Custard Apple Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Annona

genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum
genus Angelica
genus Angiopteris
genus Angraecum
genus Angrecum
genus Anguilla
genus Anguillula
genus Anguis
genus Anhima
genus Anhinga
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis

Literary usage of Genus annona

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

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"HE hardy species of the genus Annona are chiefly confined to the United States, and vary in height from two to thirty feet. The low shrubs are deciduous, ..."

2. All about it : Or: The History and Mystery of Common Things (1859)
"It belongs to tho genus Annona; in shape it is not much unlike the banana ; the color is orange, and it contains a yellowish pulp of the consistence of ..."

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