Definition of Heritiera
1. Noun. Small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Sterculiaceae, Sterculia Family, Sterculiaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heritiera
Literary usage of Heritiera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"heritiera MACROPHYLLA.—Tfa/i. construction of naves and felloes of -»un eut- riages, it is solely because pieces of a dimensions are not procurable. ..."
2. An Illustrated Monograph on Kola by Julius Otto Schlotterbeck, John Vietch Shoemaker (1894)
"heritiera Littoralis, Aiton—Sterculiaceae. The fruit of this tree could not possibly be mistaken for that of Kola. (See Fij^. lti. ..."
3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1917)
"It is a pretty wood, but little known and rarely cut except with mixed firewood. Family 7, STERCULIACEAE Genus heritiera heritiera LITTORALIS ..."