Definition of Genus Codiaeum

1. Noun. Evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with thick and colorful leathery leaves; Malaya and Pacific islands.

Exact synonyms: Codiaeum
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Euphorbiaceae, Family Euphorbiaceae, Spurge Family
Member holonyms: Codiaeum Variegatum, Croton



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Codiaeum

genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus
genus Coccyzus
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum (current term)
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne
genus Coelophysis
genus Coereba
genus Coffea
genus Cola
genus Colaptes
genus Colchicum
genus Coleonyx
genus Coleus
genus Colinus
genus Collinsia
genus Collinsonia
genus Collocalia

Literary usage of Genus Codiaeum

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1. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"The showy genus Codiaeum, commonly known as crotons, also belongs to the spurge family. Members of the cactus family, represented by several genera, ..."

2. Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation by Hugo de Vries (1904)
"... by its occurrence as a varietal mark in one of our most ordinary cultivated plants. It is the group known as Croton, belonging to the genus Codiaeum. ..."

3. Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation: Lectures Delivered at the by Hugo de Vries (1905)
"... by its occurrence as a varietal mark in one of our most ordinary cultivated plants. It is the group known as Croton, belonging to the genus Codiaeum. ..."

4. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"... the closely allied genus Codiaeum. Still as Croton is the name used by the florists as well as by nearly all other people except botanists, ..."

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