Definition of Genus myrciaria
1. Noun. A genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Jaboticaba, Jaboticaba Tree, Myrciaria Cauliflora
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myrciaria
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. ..."