Definition of Genus nyssa

1. Noun. Tupelos: deciduous trees of moist habitats especially swamps and beside ponds.

Exact synonyms: Nyssa
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Nyssaceae, Nyssaceae, Sour-gum Family, Tupelo Family
Member holonyms: Tupelo, Tupelo Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nyssa

genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida
genus Nuphar
genus Nuytsia
genus Nyctaginia
genus Nyctereutes
genus Nycticebus
genus Nycticorax
genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa
genus Oceanites
genus Ochna
genus Ochotona
genus Ochroma
genus Ocimum
genus Octopus
genus Ocyurus
genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium

Literary usage of Genus nyssa

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

1. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"In North America this family has but two genera of tree habit: A. genus nyssa—Gums. B. Genus Cornus—Dogwoods. A. GUMS—genus nyssa. ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The wood of all is extremely hard and close textured. KEY TO GENERA A. Leaves alternate; flowers and fruits inconspicuous. i. Genus NYSSA, Linn. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... France, Italy and Japan and the genus has afforded Pleistocene material in New Jersey, Holland, England, etc. The genus Nyssa Linne (including also ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"The genus Nyssa is as clearly eastern as Garrya is southwestern, and is one of those genera that have divided their species between eastern North America ..."

5. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"The three other species of the genus Nyssa are: 3. Water Gum (Nyssa biflora), growing from Maryland to Florida and central Alabama. ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"The genus Nyssa is as clearly eastern as Garrya is southwestern, and is one of those genera that have divided their species between eastern North America ..."

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