Definition of Genus Crataegus
1. Noun. Thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Haw, Hawthorn, Crataegus Apiifolia, Crataegus Marshallii, Parsley Haw, Parsley-leaved Thorn, Crataegus Biltmoreana, Scarlet Haw, Blackthorn, Crataegus Calpodendron, Crataegus Tomentosa, Pear Haw, Pear Hawthorn, Cockspur Hawthorn, Cockspur Thorn, Crataegus Crus-galli, Crataegus Aestivalis, Mayhaw, Summer Haw, Crataegus Laevigata, Crataegus Oxycantha, English Hawthorn, May, Whitethorn, Crataegus Monogyna, English Hawthorn, Crataegus Coccinea Mollis, Crataegus Mollis, Downy Haw, Red Haw
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Literary usage of Genus Crataegus
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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 ..."