Definition of Nakedwood
1. Noun. Any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood.
2. Noun. Tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood.
Generic synonyms: Zebrawood, Zebrawood Tree
Group relationships: Eugenia, Genus Eugenia
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Literary usage of Nakedwood
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"Horse-flesh (Lysiloma) and Madeira (Swietenia mahogani), between two and three feet in diameter, were common, and a number of "nakedwood" trees (Myrtus ..."
2. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"nakedwood. Psychotria undata. In addition to the above mentioned trees, I have seen two specimens of Kigelia pinata, the Sausage Tree of Africa; ..."
3. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"FK (Bah., Cuba, Ant.)— nakedwood. 2. 0. Colubrina (Jacq.) Millsp. Shrub or small tree, with rusty-tomentose twigs: leaf-blades ovate, oblong, elliptic, ..."