Definition of Prumnopitys
1. Noun. Mostly dioecious evergreen conifers; leaves are softer than in Podocarpus.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Podocarpaceae, Podocarpaceae, Podocarpus Family
Member holonyms: Black Pine, Miro, Podocarpus Ferruginea, Prumnopitys Ferruginea, Black Pine, Matai, Podocarpus Spicata, Prumnopitys Taxifolia, Plum-fruited Yew, Prumnopitys Andina, Prumnopitys Elegans
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prumnopitys
Literary usage of Prumnopitys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"P. spicata, R. Br. (prumnopitys spicata. Mast.). Tree, attaining 80ft. ... (prumnopitys taxifolia, Mast.). Tree, attaining 00 ft., with spreading branches: ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"prumnopitys taxifolia, Mast.). Tree, attaining 60 ft., with spreading branches: ... P. motto, R. Br. (prumnopitys spirata. Mast.). Tree, attaining SO ft. ..."
3. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent (1900)
"As prumnopitys (lifters from Podocarpus only in t ho absence of the so-called " receptaculum " further diagnosis is unnecessary; the name is derived from ..."
4. Hand-list of Coniferae Grown in the Royal Botanic Gardens by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1903)
"Some of the above-mentioned species may really belong to prumnopitys, but until they ... prumnopitys elegans, Philippi ; Veitch Manual ed. 2, 154, ff. 53-4. ..."
5. Indigenous Timbers of the Cape by David Ernest Hutchins (1903)
"I follow the Kew list in writing prumnopitys elegans, but the second name seems preferable. Chili to Ecuador. (2) PODOCARPUS ARGOT^NIA. ..."