Definition of Brya ebenus
1. Noun. West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony.
Terms within: Cocoswood, Cocuswood, Granadilla Wood
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Brya ebenus
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1. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"Ancient Etruscan flutes seem to have been made of Box ; whilst at the present day the Green Ebony (brya ebenus) of the West Indies is, when properly ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1913)
"brya ebenus (L.) DC. (JAMAICA EBONY). Glomerella cingulata (Stonem.) S. and v. S. Several leaves of the host plant, collected in the greenhouse on January ..."
3. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"... cocus (brya ebenus). The breadth of sapwood varies in genera, species, and even in individuals ; in youth all species have sapwood only ; many species ..."
4. A Manual of Applied Mechanics by William John Macquorn Rankine (1898)
"... 9,9°° Cedar of Lebanon, 5,86o Ebony, West Indian (brya ebenus) 19000 Elm, 10300 Fir: Red Pine, 5.375 to 6200 ..."