Definition of Clusias
1. clusia [n] - See also: clusia
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Literary usage of Clusias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roraima and British Guiana: With a Glance at Bermuda, the West Indies, and by John Whetham Boddam-Whetham (1879)
"... beautiful ferns grew on the banks, and among them was a grand species, which, in growth, resembled the sago palm. There were clusias too with pure ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver (1902)
"They are also to be found in many other plants of the tropics, viz. in palms, Clusiaceae, and fig-trees. In some clusias the stilt-roots are thicker than ..."
3. The Travels and Researches of Alexander Von Humboldt: Being a Condensed by Alexander von Humboldt, William MacGillivray (1869)
"... and the most luxuriant vegetation surrounded the basin,—mimosas, clusias, and fig-trees, pushing their roots into the water, and extending their ..."
4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1819)
"We were surprised at the luxuriant vegetation that surrounds the basin ; mimosas with slender pinnate leaves, clusias, and fig-trees, have pushed their ..."
5. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1876)
"This destruction of some of the trees (clusias) around the lake would indicate that its power has lately increased, as otherwise they would not have reached ..."
6. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... from the abundance of large foxglove-like flowers, often unmixed with any leaves. The showy white or red gum-secreting flowers of the clusias and other ..."
7. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1857)
"This proves, on nearer examination, to be one of the clusias, the rotea or syphon plant, mentioned as enveloping the trees and palms, and named in Mr. ..."