Definition of Genus Cladrastis

1. Noun. Yellowwoods.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cladrastis

genus Cinclus
genus Cinnamomum
genus Circaea
genus Circaetus
genus Circus
genus Cirsium
genus Cistothorus
genus Cistus
genus Citellus
genus Citharichthys
genus Citroncirus
genus Citrullus
genus Citrus
genus Cladonia
genus Cladorhyncus
genus Cladrastis (current term)
genus Clangula
genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe

Literary usage of Genus Cladrastis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Flowers racemose without bracts. genus Cladrastis embraces but one species, a native of the United States. It was classed by Michaux among the ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus CLADRASTIS, Raf. The genus Cladrastis is "Queen of Beauty" among the pod-bearers. It is represented by one species in the eastern United States and ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1854)
"... formed of it a new genus—Cladrastis—in 1825, with the specific name of tinctoria, from the yellow coloring matter contained in its wood and roots. ..."

4. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"D. genus Cladrastis—Yellow Wood. E. Genus Cercis—Redbud. They are characterized by 1. Leaves—alternate, pinnately compound, except in Cercis. 2. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"YELLOW WAX. See Cera Flava. YELLOW WOOD. A tree of the genus Cladrastis. YELLOW WORT. A plant of the genus Chlora. YEW TREE, COMMON EUROPEAN. ..."

6. Rafinesque: A Sketch of His Life, with Bibliography by T. J. Fitzpatrick (1911)
"... of Kentucky forming a new genus Cladrastis Fragrans. The Cincinnati Literary Gazette, vol. I, no. 8, p. 60, February 21, 1824. ..."

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