genus Calophyllum


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Noun1.genus Calophyllum - genus of tropical evergreen treesgenus Calophyllum - genus of tropical evergreen trees  
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
poon - any of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood
calaba, Calophyllum calaba, Santa Maria tree - West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice
Calophyllum longifolium, Maria - valuable timber tree of Panama
Calophyllum candidissimum, lancewood tree, laurelwood - tropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood
Alexandrian laurel, Calophyllum inophyllum - East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia
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Somaratne and Heart (2001) established relationships among species of the genus Calophyllum, and Wickremasinghe and Heart (2006) did the same for Diospyros.
Genus Calophyllum comprises a rich source of new chemical compounds, most of which with high biological activities.