Definition of Thrinax
1. Noun. Small to medium-sized fan palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Broom Palm, Silver Thatch, Thatch Palm, Thatch Tree, Thrinax Parviflora, Key Palm, Silver Thatch, Silvertop Palmetto, Thrinax Keyensis, Thrinax Microcarpa, Thrinax Morrisii
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrinax
Literary usage of Thrinax
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
""A very common tree in the forests of the peninsula, flowering throughout the year" (317). Merida, Jan'y, 1866 (Sc/u>tt, 802). thrinax argentea Lodd. ..."
2. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"One may be the species reported by Professor Hitchcock as thrinax argentea, while our thrinax Bahamensis may correspond to his T. parviflora, ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"A genus of a few species, made from thrinax; ... (thrinax argentea, Chapm., not Roem. & Sch.), which has Ivs. 20-32 in. across; it bears the fls. on rigid ..."
4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"1899), but apparently to be associated rather with thrinax ... as in other species of true thrinax: inflorescence with secondary branches slender, ..."
5. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"Hitchcock's thrinax argentea (Jacq.) Lodd., collected on Eleuthera and Cat Islands, is undoubtedly the Coccothrinax jucunda Sarg. given in this report, ..."
6. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"It throws a heavy shade and is a fine protective cover for poultry and social birds. ORDER ARECACEAE. PALM FAMILY. thrinax Floridana thrinax microcarpa ..."