[ zˈanθəksˌa͡ɪləm], [ zˈanθəksˌaɪləm], [ z_ˈa_n_θ_ə_k_s_ˌaɪ_l_ə_m]
How to use "Zanthoxylum" in context?
Zanthoxylum is a genus of flowering plants in the Rutaceae family. The genus is named for the Greek physician Zanthoxylum. The entire genus is endemic to the New World.
There are about 30 species of zanthoxylum indigenous to North and South America. These plants are small and spindly, growing to between one and two metres tall. They are generally dioecious, with male and female plants producing different flowers. Most species have five petals, with the exception of Zanthoxylum americanum, which has six. The flowers are typically yellow, with a yellow or reddish brown back.
Holonyms for Zanthoxylum:
Hyponym for Zanthoxylum:
rosid dicot genus.
Meronym for Zanthoxylum:
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