Definition of Genus Crataegus

1. Noun. Thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Crataegus

genus Cosmos
genus Costia
genus Cotinga
genus Cotinus
genus Cotoneaster
genus Cottus
genus Cotula
genus Coturnix
genus Coumarouna
genus Cracticus
genus Crambe
genus Crangon
genus Craspedia
genus Crataegus (current term)
genus Crateva
genus Crax
genus Crepis
genus Crescentia
genus Crex
genus Cricetus
genus Crocethia
genus Crocodilus
genus Crocodylus
genus Crocus
genus Crocuta
genus Cronartium
genus Crotalaria
genus Crotalus

Literary usage of Genus Crataegus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"THE genus Crataegus IN NEWCASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE. CHARLES S. SARGENT. THESE notes are based on collections and observations of the genus Crataegus made ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"... they only occur in localities where there is a possibility of crossing; and they have a degree of sterility unusual even for the genus Crataegus. ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"THE genus Crataegus presents an interesting problem, and one for the study of which we are just beginning to get sufficient data. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"The author remarks that " the genus Crataegus, south of the United States, seems confined to the tablelands of Mexico, and southward through the highlands ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... contains the following articles: — Copeland, ''Chemical Stimulation and the Evolution of Carbon dioxide"; Sargent, "The genus Crataegus in Newcastle ..."

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