Definition of Castanea chrysophylla
1. Noun. Small ornamental evergreen tree of Pacific Coast whose glossy yellow-green leaves are yellow beneath; bears edible nuts.
Group relationships: Chrysolepis, Genus Chrysolepis
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanea Chrysophylla
Literary usage of Castanea chrysophylla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"A fruiting specimen of Castanea chrysophylla, and a flowering catkin :—not. size. Description of a new species ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"(Castanea chrysophylla, Hook.). Tree, to 150 ft., shrubby at high elevations : Ivs. ovate- oblong or oblong-lanceolate, narrowed at both ends, entire, ..."
3. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"Castanea chrysophylla, Douglas. Castanea sempervirens, Kellogg. "Leaves coriaceous, evergreen, lanceolate or oblong, one to four inches long, acuminate or ..."
4. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Castanea chrysophylla, Dougl.; Hook, in Lond. Journ. Bot. ii. 496, t. 16, and Bot. Mag. t. 4953 ; Newberry, Pac. R. Rep. vi. 26, fig. 4. ..."
5. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Castanea chrysophylla Douglas, in Hook. Fl. Bor. Am., vol. 2, p. 159 (1853), Comp. Bot. Mag., vol. 2, p. 127 (1836) ; Hooker, Lond. Jour. Bot., vol. 2, p. ..."