Definition of Genus Ravenala

1. Noun. Woody tropical plants with tall trunks; sometimes placed in family Musaceae.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ravenala

genus Raja
genus Ramalina
genus Ramphomicron
genus Rana
genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia
genus Raphia
genus Raphicerus
genus Raphus
genus Ratibida
genus Rattus
genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala (current term)
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus
genus Reithrodontomys
genus Remilegia
genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea

Literary usage of Genus Ravenala

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

1. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain: With Physical Sections and Maps by Alexander von Humboldt (1822)
"... cultivated in the Molucca Islands ; which itself, according to Gaert- ner, is not perhaps a musa, but a species of the genus ravenala of Adanson. ..."

2. Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency by Bombay (India : Presidency), James MacNabb Campbell, Bombay (India : State), India, Reginald Edward Enthoven (1886)
"Amongst the naturalised plants of the order we find three species of Heliconia, a tropical American genus. Ravenala Madagascar iensis, the Water tree or ..."

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