Definition of Genus myrciaria

1. Noun. A genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myrciaria

genus Mustela
genus Mustelus
genus Mutinus
genus Mutisia
genus Mya
genus Myadestes
genus Mycobacterium
genus Mycoplasma
genus Mycteria
genus Mycteroperca
genus Mylodon
genus Myocastor
genus Myopus
genus Myosotis
genus Myotis
genus Myrciaria
genus Myrica
genus Myricaria
genus Myriophyllum
genus Myristica
genus Myrmecia
genus Myrmecobius
genus Myrmecophaga
genus Myrmeleon
genus Myroxylon
genus Myrrhis
genus Myrsine
genus Myrtillocactus
genus Myrtus
genus Mysis

Literary usage of Genus myrciaria

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

1. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"The genus Myrciaria is very close to Myrcia and of doubtful distinction as a term applied to a fossil form. It contains about 60 existing species ranging ..."

2. The Empire of Brazil at the Universal Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia by Brazil (1876)
"... many of which are used for making excellent sweet-meats; in the genus Myrciaria, many species of ..."

3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"The genus Myrciaria Berg, often included in Eugenia, contains about 60 existing species ranging from the West Indies to Brazil and Peru. ..."

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