Definition of Chrysolepis
1. Noun. Two species: golden chinkapins.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Castanea Chrysophylla, Castanopsis Chrysophylla, Chrysolepis Chrysophylla, Giant Chinkapin, Golden Chinkapin, Chrysolepis Sempervirens, Dwarf Golden Chinkapin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysolepis
Literary usage of Chrysolepis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"Quercus chrysolepis and Q. wislizeni, growing in dense thickets 3 to 5 meters in height, are dominant, an occasional full- sized tree of Q. chrysolepis ..."
2. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"It is scarcely more than a subspecies of Quercus chrysolepis but is ... QUERCUS chrysolepis Liebm. Fig. 91. Leaves 1 to 2 (sometimes even 4) inches long, ..."
3. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George Bishop Sudworth (1908)
"... is Quercus chrysolepis palmeri Engelmann, of the southern boundary of California. This has very thick, stiff, wide leaves, circular in outline (fig. ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"41. chrysolepis, Liebm. CALIFORNIA LIVE OAK. MAUL OAK. Fig. 3320. Evergreen tree, to 50, rarely to 100 ft., with wide-spreading head and often pendulous ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1915)
"Though the older fossil evidences in this continent have all been referred to Q. chrysolepis (these date back to the Cretaceous), it seems not improbable ..."
6. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Q. chrysolepis, Liebm. 1. c. 173. One of the largest oaks (on the higher mountains often low and shrubby), with Haky ash-gray bark : leaves oblong, ..."