Definition of Genus elaeis

1. Noun. Oil palms.

Exact synonyms: Elaeis
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Oil Palm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elaeis

genus Echinocactus
genus Echinocereus
genus Echinochloa
genus Echinococcus
genus Echinops
genus Echium
genus Ectopistes
genus Edaphosaurus
genus Edmontosaurus
genus Egeria
genus Egretta
genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys

Literary usage of Genus elaeis

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

1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"... excepting the genus Elaeis, and even here he suspects a transport of the E. guineensis from America into Africa, which is not at all probable. ..."

2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Genus ELAEIS ELAEIS GUINEENSIS Jacq. OIL PALM. PALM OIL This species yields two kinds of oil, known as palm oil and palm-kernel oil. ..."

3. All about the "coconut Palm" (Cocos Nucifera): Including Practical by John Ferguson (1898)
"... is proper to the ancient or to the new world, excepting the genus Elaeis, and even here he suspects a transport of j * Seemann, Bot. of Herald, p. ..."

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