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|Noun||1.||genus Cordia - tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae|
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
Cordia alliodora, cypre, Equador laurel, salmwood, Spanish elm, princewood - large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood