Definition of Genus Platymiscium
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American trees: quira.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Quira
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Platymiscium
Literary usage of Genus Platymiscium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... except the leguminous genus Platymiscium, which has the pinnate leaves usually in whorls of three, and the tubular branches sometimes dilated at the ..."