Definition of Bertholletia
1. Noun. Brazil nut.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Lecythidaceae, Lecythidaceae
Member holonyms: Bertholletia Excelsa, Brazil Nut, Brazil-nut Tree
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Literary usage of Bertholletia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"... in the strongly swollen central portion of the axis of the shoot of the embryo-plant. Bertholletia excelsa. The embryo of Bertholletia excelsa is ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"... obtuse, by far the longest, the Fio. 8bO.—Bertholletia excelsa. Nat. size. others gradually becoming shorter towards the base ; petiole 2-5- 8 mm. long. ..."
3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"... and incorrectly as the castanea-nut, is the seed of a large tree (Bertholletia excelsa Humb. et Bpl. order ..."
4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland, Thomasina Ross (1852)
"among the monocotyledons, and the bertholletia and the lecythis among the ... Within the tropics, the bertholletia forms in less than fifty or sixty days a ..."