Definition of Genus syzygium

1. Noun. A tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Syzygium

genus Sylvilagus
genus Symphalangus
genus Symphoricarpos
genus Symphytum
genus Symplocarpus
genus Symplocus
genus Synagrops
genus Synanceja
genus Synaptomys
genus Synchytrium
genus Synercus
genus Syngnathus
genus Syngonium
genus Syringa
genus Syrrhaptes
genus Syzygium
genus Tabernaemontana
genus Tacca
genus Tachyglossus
genus Tachypleus
genus Tadarida
genus Tadorna
genus Taenia
genus Tagetes
genus Talinum
genus Tamandua
genus Tamarindus
genus Tamarix
genus Tamias
genus Tamiasciurus

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 ..."

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