Definition of Genus syzygium
1. Noun. A tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Clove, Clove Tree, Eugenia Aromaticum, Eugenia Caryophyllatum, Syzygium Aromaticum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Syzygium
Literary usage of Genus syzygium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"and, as the genus Syzygium was published in 1788, and Opa in 1790, the name Syzygium enjoys the right of priority. ..."
2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The genus Syzygium consists of more than l-iO species, of which only two or three are found in tropical Africa. The majority of the species of this genus ..."
3. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"The other Myrtaceous tree is that formerly known as Eugenia Smithii or Acmena elliptica, but now transferred to the genus Syzygium, ..."
4. Between East and West: The Moluccas and the Traffic in Spices Up to the by R. A. Donkin (2003)
""The myrtaceous genus Syzygium Gaertner in Borneo." Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Science XVIII(3): pp.135-202. ..."
5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1913)
"This species being now considered to belong to the genus Syzygium, the earlier specific name is here placed in that genus in accordance with present rules ..."