Definition of 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 Myrciaria
Literary usage of Myrciaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forest Products, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Case Studies of Non-timber by Brian Murray Belcher, Koen Kusters, Terry C. H. Sutherland, Ousseynou NDoye (2004)
"The natural extraction of the native fruit from myrciaria dubia (camu-camu) and its potential for ... Estudios ecológicos de camu-camu (myrciaria dubia). ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"Barbosa Rodrigues,4 another Brazilian authority, mentions two different species of myrciaria whose fruits are known under the name of jaboticaba, ..."
3. 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 ... Were I describing these forms de novo I would refer both myrciaria and ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"This name is applied in southeastern Brazil to the fruita of several species of myrciaria, notably M. cauliflora, and M. jaboticaba, of the family ..."