Definition of Genus Pterocarya

1. Noun. Asiatic nut trees: wing nuts.

Exact synonyms: Pterocarya
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Juglandaceae, Juglandaceae, Walnut Family
Member holonyms: Wing Nut, Wing-nut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pterocarya

genus Psilotum
genus Psithyrus
genus Psittacosaurus
genus Psittacula
genus Psittacus
genus Psophia
genus Psophocarpus
genus Psoralea
genus Psychopsis
genus Psychotria
genus Pteretis
genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya (current term)
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon

Literary usage of Genus Pterocarya

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

1. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"Genus PTEROCARYA Kunth. PTEROCARYA DENTICULATA (Web.) Heer. Plate LXXII, Figs. 6-10. Pterocarya denticulata Heer, 1859, Fl. Tert. Helvet, vol. ill, p. ..."

2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1896)
"The genus Pterocarya has very curious cotyledons (fig. 180), due to a cause entirely different from any of those we have considered hitherto. ..."

3. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"... recently separated from Juglans as the genus Pterocarya. "t 1. J. KF.'UIA L. The royal, or common, Walnut Tree. ..."

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