Definition of Genus Pandanus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pandanaceae (as screw pines).

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Pandanaceae, Pandanaceae, Screw-pine Family
Member holonyms: Pandanus, Screw Pine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pandanus

genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus (current term)
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias

Literary usage of Genus Pandanus

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

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"The genus Pandanus is mentioned first by Rumphius in his Amb. Herb. iv. p. 139 seq., where he describes twelve species, one of which belongs to ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"The Secretary read a paper by Dr. I. Bayley Balfour, " Observations on the genus Pandanus." Few families of plants present more difficulty in their ..."

3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"conclude, that the hitherto known Java forms should be separated from the genus Pandanus. This is obvious from what Kunth has advanced iu his 'Enumeratio' ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"... also contributed materially to our knowledge of the Philippine flora and have given especial attention to the representatives of the genus Pandanus. ..."

5. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"It is, however, with the genus Pandanus that we are here especially concerned. If the advocate of the previous continental connections of Fiji and the ..."

6. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The genus Pandanus, with its many species, is so far little known, owing to its dioecious character. In Hawaii there is only one species represented, ..."

7. The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore by Botanic Gardens (Singapore (1907)
"... a strange plant of the Polynesian Islands and the large genus Pandanus of which we give a photograph of a very fine specimen in the Botanic Gardens, ..."

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