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.

Exact synonyms: Genus Castanopsis
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Oak Chestnut

Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanopsis

Castanea chrysophylla
Castanea crenata
Castanea dentata
Castanea mollissima
Castanea ozarkensis
Castanea pumila
Castanea sativa
Castanopsis (current term)
Castanopsis chrysophylla
Castellani's bronchitis
Castellani's paint
Castellani-Low sign
Castelnau's antshrike
Castelnau's antshrikes
Castile and León
Castile soap

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 ..."

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