Definition of Genus caesalpinia

1. Noun. Small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Caesalpinia

genus Burhinus
genus Burmannia
genus Burmeisteria
genus Bursera
genus Butea
genus Buteo
genus Buxus
genus Cabomba
genus Cacajao
genus Cacalia
genus Cacatua
genus Cacicus
genus Cadra
genus Caenolestes
genus Caesalpinia
genus Caiman
genus Cairina
genus Cajanus
genus Cakile
genus Caladenia
genus Caladium
genus Calamagrostis
genus Calamintha
genus Calamus
genus Calandrinia
genus Calanthe
genus Calceolaria
genus Calendula
genus Calidris

Literary usage of Genus caesalpinia

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1. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"... contains the typical genus Caesalpinia. 728. Ordinal Names are formed in the same way, but with a preference for certain terminations which may denote ..."

2. Experimental Researches Concerning the Philosophy of Permanent Colours: And by Edward Bancroft (1814)
"This seems to belong to the genus caesalpinia, though the species has not, as I believe, been sufficiently ascertained. Sir Hans Sloane, in his Natural ..."

3. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"BRAZILWOOD Several species of the leguminous genus Caesalpinia have been used as a source of dyes. One of these trees, ..."

4. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus caesalpinia,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 565. Baill., Hist. Pl., ii, p. 170. About 40 species are known, dis- persed throughout the hotter regions of ..."

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