Definition of Genus Salvadora
1. Noun. Genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Salvadoraceae, Salvadora Family, Salvadoraceae
Member holonyms: Mustard Tree, Salvadora Persica, Toothbrush Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salvadora
Literary usage of Genus Salvadora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The position of the genus Salvadora has always been doubtful : by one author it has been referred to ..."
2. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Nose plate (rostral) moderately developed in the form of a projecting shield, curved back over the top of the snout. genus Salvadora Yellow, with brown ..."
3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1841)
"... comprising only one genus, Salvadora. It i» characterised by possessing a superior ovary, regular flowers, single carpel, single style with a simple ..."