Definition of Genus combretum
1. Noun. Type genus of the Combretaceae: tropical and subtropical small shrubs and trees.
Group relationships: Combretaceae, Combretum Family, Family Combretaceae
Member holonyms: Combretum, Combretum Bracteosum, Hiccough Nut, Hiccup Nut, Bush Willow, Combretum Appiculatum, Bush Willow, Combretum Erythrophyllum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Combretum
Literary usage of Genus combretum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"A Review of the genus combretum. By Mr. George Don, ALS Read March 21, 1826. THE rapid increase of new species has rendered monographs absolutely necessary, ..."
2. Transactions of the Linnean Societyby Linnean Society of London, Linnean Society of London Library by Linnean Society of London, Linnean Society of London Library (1867)
"525 Don (George). Account of Scotch plants discovered by him. JE Smith x. 333 Don, O. A review of the genus Combretum . . xv. ..."
3. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"... the genus Combretum as containing some plants having a similar habit of growth. Un looking through the African species in the Kew Herbarium, however, ..."
4. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1837)
"... IN noticing: this natural order we except the genus Combretum, having in Vol. I. page 14, treated of it at some length. We proceed to make a few remarks ..."
5. The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden: Being an Alphabetical by Jane (Webb) Loudon (1865)
"... includes all those species of the genus Combretum which have ten stamens and five- angled seeds ; the type being Com- ..."
6. Gardening for Ladies: And Companion to the Flower-garden by Loudon (Jane), Andrew Jackson Downing (1843)
"... includes all those species of the genus Combretum which have ten stamens and five-angled seeds; the type being ..."
7. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1826)
"... and, a Review of the genus combretum; by Mr. George Don, A LS. On Dichotomous and Quinary Arrangements in Natural His tory, by Henry Thomas Colebrooke, ..."