Definition of Genus xylopia

1. Noun. Tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African.

Exact synonyms: Xylopia
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Annonaceae, Custard-apple Family, Family Annonaceae
Member holonyms: Guinea Pepper, Negro Pepper, Xylopia Aethiopica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xylopia

genus Xanthium
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet

Literary usage of Genus xylopia

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

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"A name given to certain species of the genus Xylopia, trees and shrubs remarkable for the bitterness of ... The genus Xylopia belongs to the natural order ..."

2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"A name given to certain species of the genus Xylopia, trees and shrubs remarkable for the bitterness of ... The genus Xylopia belongs to the natural order ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... and bearded at the tip: fls. small, in axillary clusters: berries punctate.—This species, the type of the genus Xylopia, was based by ..."

4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"BITTER-SWEET, Solanum Dulcamara; also an American name for Celastrus scan- dens. BITTER "WOOD. Xylopia glabra; also used in gardens for the genus Xylopia. ..."

5. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1829)
"The genus Xylopia also yields agreeable spices, and the wood of the X. frutescens (d) is so flexible as to be employed for cordage. ..."

6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The South American genus Xylopia is similarly useful. MM. original. Family Myristicaceae. Nutmeg Family. Consists of the Single M ^ California nutmeg . ..."

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