Definition of Genus pimenta
1. Noun. Allspice tree.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Bay-rum Tree, Bayberry, Jamaica Bayberry, Pimenta Acris, Wild Cinnamon, Allspice, Allspice Tree, Pimenta Dioica, Pimento Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pimenta
Literary usage of Genus pimenta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: Annotated for Statistical ...edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun (2006)
"However, dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum (peppers) or of the genus Pimenta (eg, allspice) are excluded from this chapter (heading ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... and numerous small white fls. borne in terminal or axillary, tri- chotomous cymes. As a genus Pimenta is distinguished from its near allies (Eugenia, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"Others again constitute a genus Pimenta, the present species being P. officinalis. In the whole vegetable creation there is scarcely any tree more beautiful ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"As a genus Pimenta is distinguished from its near allies (Eugenia, Myrtus) by the circular or spiral embryo and the 2-celled ovary with 1-6 ovules pendulous ..."
5. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus pimenta,* Lindl. B. & H., i, p. 717. There are 5 species, natives of tropical America. 110. Pimenta acris, Wight, Illust. Indian Sot., ii, p. ..."