Definition of Genus Cinchona
1. Noun. Large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Chinchona, Cinchona, Cartagena Bark, Cinchona Cordifolia, Cinchona Lancifolia, Calisaya, Cinchona Calisaya, Cinchona Ledgeriana, Cinchona Officinalis, Cinchona Pubescens, Cinchona Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cinchona
Literary usage of Genus Cinchona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"The Cinchona barks of commerce are the produce of various species of the genus Cinchona—a class of trees forming a large proportion of the immense forests ..."
2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1867)
"There are many trees and shrubs allied to the genus cinchona which have been mistaken for the true plant, and have been sought after and tho bark collected ..."
3. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Charles Ammi Cutter, Boston Athenaeum (1874)
"(fa Lambert, AB Illu-tr. of the genus cinchona. 1821.) and PAVOS, J. Suplemento. Madrid, 1798. 4°. bark in mortification«. London, 1732. 8'. ..."
4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1827)
"It was the authors intention to have noticed, in this section, only those trees producing the genuine bark, which now belong to the genus Cinchona; ..."
5. Flora Medica; a Botanical Account of All the More Important Plants Used in by John Lindley (1838)
"No one has collected information concerning the genus Cinchona with more zeal and perseverance than my friend Aylmer Bourke Lambert, Esq., as is attested by ..."
6. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"Lond. 1797, 4to. pp. 54, with 13 plates. 10s. 6d. White Knights, 2313, russia, 19e. An Illustration of the genus Cinchona, ..."