Definition of Genus eugenia
1. Noun. Tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Eugenia Corynantha, Sour Cherry, Eugenia Dicrana, Nakedwood, Eugenia Uniflora, Pitanga, Surinam Cherry, Eugenia Jambos, Jambosa, Rose Apple, Rose-apple Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eugenia
Literary usage of Genus eugenia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1916)
"UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE THE genus eugenia IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ... The genus Eugenia was named by Linnaeus in honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy. ..."
2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"Genus EUGENIA. Over 150 species known, ranging from small shrubs to tall trees up to ... Though very widely distributed, the trees of the genus Eugenia are ..."
3. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"Looking at these facts of distribution of the genus Eugenia in the open Pacific, it is evident that whatever dispersal of the genus is now in progress in ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The genus Eugenia, also prominent in the Wilcox flora, has its oldest known species in the Dakota sandstone. It is represented in Europe throughout the ..."
5. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"This fact may give a clue to the recognition of the same tan- principle in the barks of numerous other species of the large genus Eugenia. ..."
6. Natal Plants: Descriptions and Figures of Natal Indigenous Plants, with ...by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans (1902)
"The genus Eugenia is a very large one including more than 700 species, chiefly inhabiting the tropics of America and Asia, also a few in New Caledonia, ..."