Definition of Simarouba glauca

1. Noun. Medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits.

Exact synonyms: Bitterwood, Paradise Tree
Generic synonyms: Bitterwood Tree
Group relationships: Genus Simarouba, Simarouba



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simarouba Glauca

Silver City
Silver Star
Silver Star Medal
Silver State
Silverman illuminator
Silverskiold's syndrome
Silverstein
Silvery River
Silvia
Silvia atricapilla
Silvius
Silybum
Silybum marianum
Simarouba
Simarouba amara
Simarouba glauca (current term)
Simaroubaceae
Simba
Simbirsk
Simbu virus
Simchas Torah
Simchat Torah
Simenon
Simeon
Simferopol
Simhat Torah
Simhath Torah
Simian Virus 40
Simmonds' disease
Simmons

Literary usage of Simarouba glauca

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1. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"Simarouba glauca DC. Paradise-tree. Leaves 6'-10' long, glabrous, with a stout petiole 2'-3' in length, and usually 6 pairs of opposite or alternate ..."

2. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"Simarouba glauca. Paradise Tree. South Florida and West Indies. A pretty, quick-growing tree in the hammocks. Would make a handsome avenue tree. ..."

3. Regional Workshop, Needs and Priorities for Forestry and Agroforestry Policy by Marielos Alfaro (1994)
"... Cord/a alliodora, Terminal/a ivorensis, Grevillea robusta, the casuarina genus, Simarouba glauca, and various multi-purpose species. ..."

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