Definition of Apocynaceous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to tropical plants of the family Apocynaceae.

Partainyms: Apocynaceae



Definition of Apocynaceous

1. a. Belonging to, or resembling, a family of plants, of which the dogbane (Apocynum) is the type.

Definition of Apocynaceous

1. Adjective. (botany) Of the family Apocynaceae, which contains the periwinkle and oleander. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apocynaceous

apocrine carcinoma
apocrine gland
apocrine glands
apocrine metaplasia
apocrine miliaria
apocrine sweat glands
apocrisiarius
apocrustic
apocrypha
apocryphal
apocryphalist
apocryphalists
apocryphally
apocryphalness
apocynaceous (current term)
apocyneous
apocynin
apocynthion
apocytochrome
apod
apoda
apodal
apodan
apode
apodeictic
apodeictics
apodeme
apodemes
apodemialgia

Literary usage of Apocynaceous

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1. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"... apocynaceous genus, Ochrosia, in which it is considered that inland species have been probably developed from littoral species no longer found in the ..."

2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"In Lagos, on the west coast of Africa, Kickxia Africana, Bentham (an apocynaceous plant, the seeds of which have become known as an adulterant of ..."

3. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1868)
"Couma, another apocynaceous plant, yields a hard, white, gutta-percha-like substance, which is sometimes sold as " rubber milk. ..."

4. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1868)
"Couma, another apocynaceous plant, yields a hard, white, gutta-percha-like substance, which is sometimes sold as " rubber milk. ..."

5. The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: A Compendium Prepared by Officers of the Sudan by Lord Edward Gleichen, Sudan, Edward Gleichen (1905)
"... called " Odilo " by the Jurs, and " Ndala " by the Golos and Dinkas. Of three other similar plants, one is an apocynaceous climber (also a ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"... a new apocynaceous plant yielding large edible tubers, is described by RT Baker in No. 95 of the Proceedings of the ..."

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