Definition of Conocarpus erectus

1. Noun. Evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood.

Exact synonyms: Button Mangrove, Button Tree
Generic synonyms: Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Conocarpus Erectus

Connecticuter
Connecticuters
Connel
Connell
Connell's suture
Connels
Connemara heath
Conner
Connery
Connie
Connochaetes
Connolly
Connor
Connors
Conocarpus
Conocarpus erectus (current term)
Conoclinium
Conoclinium coelestinum
Conodonta
Conodontophorida
Conopodium
Conopodium denudatum
Conor
Conoy
Conrad
Conrad Aiken
Conrad Potter Aiken
Conradi's line

Literary usage of Conocarpus erectus

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

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"... Conocarpus erectus Jacq., and Laguncularia racemosa Gartn. This last species is not contained in ..."

2. Publication by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"702. [Conocarpus erectus L. Eggers Fl. 332.] 703. Conocarpus erectus PROCUMBENS (L.) Jacq. Low grounds on the margins of salt lagoons. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"A second area comprises the rocky shores along the ocean, characterized by gnarled forms of Conocarpus erectus, Borrichia arborescens, Solidago sempervirens ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"... (Rhizophora mangle), here and there small " button- woods" (Conocarpus erectus), a few "salt bushes" (Avicennia nitida), and in some places pal mottoes. ..."

5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... Conocarpus erectus. Epiphytes are scarce in the western as in the eastern mangrove, and are usually confined to a few Bromeliaceae and lichens. v. ..."

6. A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical: Exhibiting by Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1840)
"... vegetation along the coast, as elsewhere alluded to, consists chiefly of Rhizophora Mangle, L., Avicennia nitida and tomentosa, and Conocarpus erectus. ..."

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