Definition of Genus pterocarpus

1. Noun. Genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pterocarpus

genus Psilophyton
genus Psilotum
genus Psithyrus
genus Psittacosaurus
genus Psittacula
genus Psittacus
genus Psophia
genus Psophocarpus
genus Psoralea
genus Psychopsis
genus Psychotria
genus Pteretis
genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas

Literary usage of Genus pterocarpus

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1. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"genus Pterocarpus. Dr. Möller made a careful examination of the various woods hitherto supposed to be the true lignum ..."

2. The Indian Forester (1900)
"Three year§ ago I had occasion to allude to certain points connected with the genus Pterocarpus which have been left or been made obscure in Indian ..."

3. Dyeing and Calico Printing: Including an Account of the Most Recent by Frederick Crace Calvert, Charles Edward Groves, John Stenhouse (1876)
"... are derived from several varieties of the genus Pterocarpus, which are indigenous to the tropical parts of both the new and the old world. ..."

4. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"Gum Kino is produced by large trees of India and Africa belonging to the genus Pterocarpus. Balsam of Peru and Balsam of Tolu are the products of species of ..."

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