Definition of Castanopsis
1. Noun. Evergreen trees and shrubs of warm regions valued for their foliage; southeastern United States and eastern Australia and northern New Zealand.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Oak Chestnut
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanopsis
Literary usage of Castanopsis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"Castanopsis argentea, A. de Candolle. A lofty tree in the mountains of India. ... Other species of the genus Castanopsis are valuable, thus according to the ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"This castanopsis will probably grow in those sections of the United States where oranges and loquats thrive, where the soil is rich ami deep and where some ..."
3. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Castanopsis Spach. CHINQUAPIN. Trees or shrubs with evergreen leaves and branchlets lengthening by a ..."
4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"King's valuable paper "The Indo-Malayan Species of Quercus and Castanopsis" * does not include the Philippine species, but is the one most useful work in ..."