Definition of Genus Pithecolobium

1. Noun. Thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pithecolobium

genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium (current term)
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus

Literary usage of Genus Pithecolobium

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

1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The pods are oblong, somewhat curved, 6 to 12 centimeters long, about 2 centimeters wide, and contain 1 to 4 large seeds. Genus PITHECOLOBIUM ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1884)
"... merge its species into the genus Pithecolobium, or allied genera, but frames for them a section under the prolific ..."

3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"... from southern Mexico through Central America to Colombia and is naturalized in many tropical countries. The genus Pithecolobium belongs to the tribe ..."

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