Definition of Genus conocarpus
1. Noun. Monotypic genus of tropical American trees: button tree.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Combretaceae, Combretum Family, Family Combretaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Conocarpus
Literary usage of Genus conocarpus
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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"... a tree totally distinct from the white mangrove, which belongs to the genus Conocarpus. The shade of these trees affords harbour during the day to ..."
2. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"The genus Conocarpus has been detected by the writer in the undescribed Eocene flora of the Wilcox group of the Mississippi embay - ment area, and a typical ..."