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Definition of the noun achras
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noun - plural: -
- tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Achras: genus Achras
- more generic terms: dicot genus / magnoliopsid genus = genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
- member of: family Sapotaceae / sapodilla family / Sapotaceae = tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
Phrases with Achras
Phrases starting with the word Achras:
- Achras Acana
- Achras Balata
- Achras Capiri
- Achras Lucuma
- Achras Retusa
- Achras Sapota
- achras zapota
- Achras Caimito
- Achras Costata
- Achras Gaumeri
- Achras Guapeda
- Achras mammosa
- Achras Rojasii
- Achras Sericea
- Achras Serrata
- Achras Striata
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by Robert SWEET
ACHRAS is a fruit-bearing South American genus, requiring a rich loamy soil. Cuttings strike freely in sand under a hand-glass. ACHYRANTHES is a genus of easy culture. The handsomest species is A. porrigens; it will thrive in any rich soil.
The reasons of these conclusions may be summarized as follows: The Linnaean name Achras is a direct substitute for Plunder's 158 cook: name for the sapote.
Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet
ACHRAS is a fruit-bearing South American genus, requiring a rich loamy soil. Cuttings strike freely in sand under a hand glass. ACHYRANTHES is a genus of easy culture. The handsomest species is A. porrigens; it will thrive in any rich soil.
ACHRAS,. Linn. ;. Gen. PL,. II.,. 657. A genus comprising only one or two species (belonging to the Natural Order SAPOTACE/E). By DeCandolle's Prodromus this genus was ...
The Gardeners Dictionary (1759)
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller
ACHRAS, Lin. See Sapota. ACHYRANTHES. The Charaffers are, The Empalement consists of five pointed rigid Leaves which are permanent ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
ACHRAS,/; [the Greek name of a tree in Thepphra- stus, commonly-translated the wild pcar.~\ In botany, a genus of the hexandria monogynia class,, ranking in the natural order'of dumosæ. The generic characters are- Calyx: perianthium ...
by G. Rehm
achras (Mill.) Fosb.; Achras zapata L. sapota sapodilla,chicle sapotier, sapotillier Sapote, Sapodillbaum ciku Zapote, níspero, zapotillo Maoutia puya Wedd. . Urtica puya Wall. puya ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
ACHRAS, Linn. ; Gen.
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ...
ACHRAS (The Greek name of a tree in Theophrastus, comimonly translated the Wild Pear. Aristotle (Anim. 8.
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
Achras, in the Linnean system, is a genus of plants ; Class 6 Hexandria, Order 1 Monogynia. Generic Characters. Cal. perianth six-leaved ; leaflets ovate. — Con. one petalled ; border cut into six subovate flat divisions ; scales at the jaws of the ...
by Michael Allaby
Achras. (family *Sapotaceae) A genus of plants that includes A. zapota ( Manilkara zapota) which yields the delicious fruit chiku, or sapodilla plum, for which it is now widely cultivated, and chicle, formerly the elastic component of chewing gum.
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