genus Nauclea


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Noun1.genus Nauclea - small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Rubiaceae, madder family, Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
Nauclea diderrichii, opepe, Sarcocephalus diderrichii - large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus
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The genus Nauclea consists of 35 species in which about ten species are distributed in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia (Chen and Taylor 2011).