Definition of Piptadenia

1. Noun. Tropical American trees and shrubs; often placed in other genera.

Exact synonyms: Genus Piptadenia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Mimosoideae, Subfamily Mimosoideae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Piptadenia

Piper longum
Piper nigrum
Piperaceae
Piperales
Pipil
Pipile
Pipilo
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Pipistrellus
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Pipistrellus subflavus
Pipola
Pippa
Pipracil
Pipridae
Piptadenia (current term)
Piptadenia macrocarpa
Pipturus
Pipturus albidus
Pipturus argenteus
Piqueria
Piraeus
Pirahã
Pirandellian
Pirandello
Piranga
Piranga flava hepatica
Piranga ludoviciana
Piranga olivacea
Piranga rubra

Literary usage of Piptadenia

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

1. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1840)
"To this group I have given the generic name of Piptadenia. Another set of near a dozen Brazilian species agree with Piptadenia in flowers and inflorescence, ..."

2. Bulletin by University of Pennsylvania University Museum. Dept. of Archaeology (1897)
"The extreme strength of the powder as described by Petrus Martyr,3 exceeding that of tobacco, decides its different nature and its Piptadenia character. ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"Piptadenia Cebil, Grisebach. (Acacia Cebil, Grisebach.) La Plata-States. ... Piptadenia rigida, Bentham. Sub-tropical and extra-tropical South-America. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"The second gum is described by Dr. Dominguez under the name of "Cebil," which is produced by Piptadenia cebil, Griseb. ( Cebil Colorado). ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"... under the name of "Cebil" which is produced by Piptadenia cebil, Griseb. ... being exceeded in this particular only by the gum of Piptadenia rigida, ..."

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