genus Crescentia

noun
a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
Syn: ↑Crescentia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑calabash, ↑calabash tree, ↑Crescentia cujete

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  • Crescentia portoricensis — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Crescentia alata — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Crescentia — This article is about the tree. For other uses of Crescentia, see Crescentia (disambiguation). For the vine and its fruit, see calabash. For other uses of calabash, see Calabash (disambiguation). Crescentia Cr …   Wikipedia

  • Crescentia cujete — This article is about the tree. For the vine and its fruit, see calabash. For other uses of calabash, see Calabash (disambiguation). Crescentia cujete Scientific classification Ki …   Wikipedia

  • Crescentia — noun a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches • Syn: ↑genus Crescentia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crescentia — ID 22828 Symbol Key CRESC Common Name crescentia Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Crescentia cujete — noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds • Syn: ↑calabash, ↑calabash tree • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Crescentia, ↑genus Crescentia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crescentia alata — ID 22829 Symbol Key CRAL11 Common Name morrito Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Crescentia cujete — ID 22830 Symbol Key CRCU Common Name common calabash tree Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Crescentia linearifolia — ID 22831 Symbol Key CRLI5 Common Name higuerito Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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