Definition of Pithecolobium

1. Noun. Thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithecolobium

Pita Pita
Pitcairn
Pitcairn Island
Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairner
Pitcairners
Pitcairnese
Pite Sami
Pitha-Pitha
Pithecanthropus
Pithecanthropus erectus
Pithecellobium
Pithecellobium dulce
Pithecellodium unguis-cati
Pithecia
Pithecolobium
Pitjantjara
Pitjantjatjara
Pitkern
Pitocin
Pitot-static tube
Pitot tube
Pitres' area
Pitressin
Pitt
Pitt the Elder
Pitt the Younger
Pitta-Pitta
Pitta Pitta

Literary usage of Pithecolobium

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

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... as well as the pithecolobium Saman may, under some abnormal circumstances, exude a sugary secretion which insects would eagerly feed on.1 WT THISELTON ..."

2. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"This begins immediately behind the association last mentioned. Its principal plants are pithecolobium ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1879)
"pithecolobium Saman, or, as it is popularly known in Jamaica, Quango, is, as an aesthetic feature, one of the most magnificent ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The pods are oblong, somewhat curved, 6 to 12 centimeters long, about 2 centimeters wide, and contain 1 to 4 large seeds. Genus pithecolobium ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"pithecolobium pauciflorum Benth. in Lond. Journ. Bot. 3 (1844) 212. This species was based on flowering specimens, Cuming 1854, ..."

6. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... as well as the pithecolobium Saman may, under some abnormal circumstances, exude a sugary secretion which insects would eagerly feed on.1 WT THISELTON ..."

7. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"This begins immediately behind the association last mentioned. Its principal plants are pithecolobium ..."

8. The Indian Forester (1879)
"pithecolobium Saman, or, as it is popularly known in Jamaica, Quango, is, as an aesthetic feature, one of the most magnificent ..."

9. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The pods are oblong, somewhat curved, 6 to 12 centimeters long, about 2 centimeters wide, and contain 1 to 4 large seeds. Genus pithecolobium ..."

10. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"pithecolobium pauciflorum Benth. in Lond. Journ. Bot. 3 (1844) 212. This species was based on flowering specimens, Cuming 1854, ..."

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