Definition of Genus embothrium

1. Noun. Small genus of South American evergreen shrubs or small trees with long willowy branches and flowers in flamboyant terminal clusters.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Embothrium

genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia
genus Enceliopsis
genus Encephalartos
genus Encyclia
genus Endamoeba
genus Engelmannia
genus Engraulis
genus Enhydra
genus Ensete
genus Ensis
genus Entandrophragma

Literary usage of Genus embothrium

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The genus Embothrium Forst., already alluded to, has four existing species in South America which range from Chile to the Straits of Magellan, ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1801)
"... who perished with La Perouse ; the eighth is a protea, also from Botany Bay—M. Ventenat places it in the genus embothrium, with, ..."

3. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... genus Embothrium (one or two species), and several others. [The " revolution " just mentioned in the letter to Mr. Bentham is more fully described in ..."

4. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1917)
"is named from its resemblance to the existing genus Embothrium Förster and may or may not be strictly comparable with that genus. ..."

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