genus Nauclea

noun
small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves
Syn: ↑Nauclea
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑opepe, ↑Nauclea diderrichii, ↑Sarcocephalus diderrichii

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  • Nauclea — prop. n. A small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves. Syn: genus {Nauclea}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nauclea orientalis — Leichhardt Tree Leichhardt tree from Gregory National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. (Photo by Tony Rodd) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Nauclea — noun small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves • Syn: ↑genus Nauclea • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nauclea diderrichii — noun large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus • Syn: ↑opepe, ↑Sarcocephalus diderrichii • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Nauclea, ↑genus Nauclea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nauclea diderrichii — opepe opepe n. A large African forest tree ({Nauclea diderrichii}) yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus {Sarcocephalus}, and then called {Sarcocephalus diderrichii}. Syn: {Nauclea diderrichii},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Rubiaceae — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑madder family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

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