Definition of Genus celtis
1. Noun. Large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Elm Family, Family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae
Member holonyms: Hackberry, Nettle Tree, Celtis Australis, European Hackberry, Mediterranean Hackberry, American Hackberry, Celtis Occidentalis, Celtis Laevigata, Sugarberry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Celtis
Literary usage of Genus celtis
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1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"... and Others. genus Celtis is composed of handsome trees and shrubs, natives of Europe, northern Africa, the Levant, China, India, North and South America ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"A living member of the genus, Celtis reticulata, which grows in the southwest, is common along dry or intermittent water courses in the Colorado desert. ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"HACKBERRY. Celtis occidentalis, Linnaeus. GENUS DESCRIPTION—The genus Celtis comprises about 60 species, ..."
4. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"The independent cystoliths are as a rule botryoidal, cylindrical, or spherical in shape, all these different forms being found in the genus Celtis. ..."
5. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"In the Himalayas, Royle observes, the genus Celtis occurs at considerable elevations, and as far north as Cashmere. C. orientalis JJ',///,, which we suppose ..."
6. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"... has been obtained from the Elm, but the other genera of the order have not yet been examined. The genus Celtis has the following characters: I1'. ..."