Also found in: Thesaurus.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||genus Illicium - anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves|
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family, Magnoliaceae - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
anise tree - any of several evergreen shrubs and small trees of the genus Illicium
Illicium floridanum, purple anise - small shrubby tree with purple flowers; found in wet soils of southeastern United States