Definition of Carya myristicaeformis
1. Noun. Hickory of southern United States and Mexico having hard nutmeg-shaped nuts.
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carya Myristicaeformis
Literary usage of Carya myristicaeformis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Woods of the United States by Charles Sprague Sargent, American Museum of Natural History (1885)
"Carya myristicaeformis, Nutt. Nutmeg Hickory. South Carolina, near the coast; Arkansas, from the Arkansas River to the Red River Valley. ..."
2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Carya myristicaeformis Nutt. Nutmeg Hickory. RANGE.—Coast region of South Carolina (Goose Creek, Cooper River); central Alabama (between Tombigbee and ..."