genus Pinckneya

noun
small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
Syn: ↑Pinckneya
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑fever tree, ↑Georgia bark, ↑bitter-bark, ↑Pinckneya pubens

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  • Pinckneya — noun small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America • Syn: ↑genus Pinckneya • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinckneya — ID 63886 Symbol Key PINCK Common Name pinckneya Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, GA, SC Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pinckneya pubens — noun ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever • Syn: ↑fever tree, ↑Georgia bark, ↑bitter bark • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinckneya bracteata — ID 63887 Symbol Key PIBR6 Common Name fevertree Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, GA, SC Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • 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

  • madder family — 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, ↑family Rubiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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: ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fever tree — noun 1. any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever • Hypernyms: ↑tree 2. tall fast growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish • Syn: ↑blue… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Georgia bark — noun ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever • Syn: ↑fever tree, ↑bitter bark, ↑Pinckneya pubens • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush •… …   Useful english dictionary

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