Definition of Genus parkia
1. Noun. Genus of tropical Old World trees: nitta trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Mimosoideae, Subfamily Mimosoideae
Member holonyms: Nitta Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Parkia
Literary usage of Genus parkia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"These further members of the genus Parkia are worthy of much more extensive planting, with progressive breeding and selections of improved strains. ..."
2. New Remedies edited by Horatio Charles Wood, Frederick Albert Castle, Charles Rice (1877)
"... and is nearest related to the genus Parkia, species of which furnish the so-called Sudan Coffee. ..."
3. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"It is supposed that the African traveler, Mungo Park, first brought these seeds or nuts to the notice of Europeans, and Robert Brown named the genus Parkia ..."
4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"... but not as abundant as ipil and narra; always small quantities on hand in Manila. Prices.—One hundred and seventy pesos to P240 per M. Genus PARKIA. ..."