Definition of Genus psidium
1. Noun. Guavas.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Guava, Guava Bush, Psidium Guajava, True Guava, Guava, Psidium Littorale, Strawberry Guava, Yellow Cattley Guava
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Psidium
Literary usage of Genus psidium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... by Saporta from the lower Miocene of France: the genus Psidium Linne, with about loo modern species in the West Indies and Mexico, is represented in ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"The guava belongs to the myrtle family and the genus Psidium. There are about one hundred specie? growing in the tropics and sub- tropics, mostly natives of ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"GUAVA (Span, guayaba), a name for trees of the genus psidium, belonging to the myrtle family. There are about 100 species of the genus, which grow in ..."
4. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"Out of sixty species of the genus Psidium, all those which have been carefully studied are American. It is true that botanists from the sixteenth century ..."
5. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"Since it does not belong to the genus Psidium this fruit is not properly entitled to be called a guava, but its similarity to the true guavas in nearly ..."
6. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"A shrub or small tree of the genus Psidium, native of the tropics of Asia and America, most common in the New World, and cultivated in suitable climates for ..."