Definition of Genus avicennia

1. Noun. Small genus of tropical shrubs or trees.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Avicennia

genus Attalea
genus Atticus
genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus
genus Aulostomus
genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus
genus Austrocedrus
genus Austrotaxus
genus Automeris
genus Avahi
genus Avena
genus Averrhoa
genus Avicennia
genus Ayapana
genus Aythya
genus Azadirachta
genus Azolla
genus Babesia
genus Babyrousa
genus Baccharis
genus Bacillus
genus Bacteroides
genus Baiomys
genus Bairdiella
genus Balaena
genus Balaeniceps
genus Balaenoptera

Literary usage of Genus avicennia

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

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Another plant of similar habit, especially a plant of the genus Avicennia. They are littoral trees, widely diffused in the tropics, throwing out a tangled ..."

2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1917)
"Family 14, VERBENACEAE Genus AVICENNIA Trees of Avicennia are distinguished from all others in the swamps by the lower surface of the leaves being light ..."

3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"The genus Avicennia includes about 30 existing species widely distributed on the muddy tidal shores of the Tropics of both hemispheres. Occurrence. ..."

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