Definition of Castanopsis 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 Castanopsis Chrysophylla
Literary usage of Castanopsis chrysophylla
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 chrysophylla. A. de Candolle. The Oak-Chestnut of California and Oregon. A tree, attaining a height of 150 feet and 8 feet in •stem-diameter. ..."
2. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"castanopsis chrysophylla A. DC. Leaves oblong, tapering to base and also to the ... castanopsis chrysophylla inhabits the deep soil of mountain ridges or ..."
3. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"castanopsis chrysophylla (fig. 22).—(1) The specimens examined are of var. minor, ... castanopsis chrysophylla: section of leaf. X125. Fio. 23. ..."
4. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George Bishop Sudworth (1908)
"(The high mountain form is a low shrub, with slender, half-prostrate stems, and has been distinguished as castanopsis chrysophylla minor. ..."
5. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"We have but one indigenous species, and this on the Pacific coast, viz : Castanopsis chrysophylla, A. de Candolle. Castanea chrysophylla, Douglas. ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"The results are shown in the following table : The two specimens of castanopsis chrysophylla were quite different in character, the one showing the large ..."