Definition of Genus Pterocarya
1. Noun. Asiatic nut trees: wing nuts.
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
Literary usage of Genus Pterocarya
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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. ..."