Definition of Psychotria
1. Noun. Tropical chiefly South American shrubs and trees.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Lemon-wood, Lemon-wood Tree, Lemonwood, Lemonwood Tree, Psychotria Capensis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychotria
Literary usage of Psychotria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"psychotria. — Cyrtandra — Freycinetia.—Sapindus.—Phyllanthus.—Pritchardia.—Summary. WE pass now from the consideration of the mountain-flora of Hawaii and ..."
2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1810)
"Parasitic psychotria. Nat. of the West Indies. Introd. ... Jacqu. amer. 66. t. 46. Herbaceous psychotria. Nat. of Jamaica. Messrs. Wiles and Smith. ..."