Definition of Genus quassia

1. Noun. Tropical trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and large scarlet flowers; bark is medicinal.

Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Simaroubaceae, Quassia Family, Simaroubaceae
Member holonyms: Bitterwood, Quassia, Quassia Amara

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Quassia

genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium
genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera
genus Quercus
genus Quiscalus
genus Rachycentron
genus Radiigera
genus Radyera
genus Raffia
genus Raja
genus Ramalina
genus Ramphomicron
genus Rana
genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia

Literary usage of Genus quassia

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"According to the latest authority—Index Kewensis—the genus Quassia consists of three species : Q. amara, Q. officinalis—both from Surinam— and Q. Africana, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1897)
"According to the latest authority—Index Kewensis—the genus Quassia consists of three species: Q. amara, Q. officinalis—both from Surinam— and Q, Africana, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1847)
"We do not agree with the author in considering the first two of these plants as belonging to the genus quassia, for although the sensible properties are the ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"... as many botanists conjecture—to the genus Quassia, as M. Bonpland somewhat hastily concluded, or to some genus not hitherto submitted to botanical ..."

5. Flora Medica: Containing Coloured Delineations of the Various Medicinal by George Spratt (1830)
"... from those affinities which bring it under the genus Quassia, which last belongs to the dasa ..."

6. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"... and the genus Quassia. The drawing was made by Mr. Adams of Antigua. TAB. LVI. A, Portion of a female plant. B, Portion of a male plant:—not. size. Fig. ..."

7. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"... and the genus Quassia. The drawing was made by Mr. Adams of Antigua. TAB. LVI. A, Portion of a female plant. B, Portion of a male plant:—not. size. Fig. ..."

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