Definition of Genus Castanea
1. Noun. Chestnuts; chinkapins.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree, American Chestnut, American Sweet Chestnut, Castanea Dentata, Castanea Mollissima, Chinese Chestnut, Castanea Crenata, Japanese Chestnut, Allegheny Chinkapin, Castanea Pumila, Chinquapin, Dwarf Chestnut, Eastern Chinquapin, Castanea Ozarkensis, Chinquapin, Ozark Chinkapin, Ozark Chinquapin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castanea
Literary usage of Genus Castanea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus CASTANEA, Adans. B. Trees large; leaves smooth and green on both sides; ... Genus CASTANEA, Adans. There are five known species of the true chestnuts, ..."
2. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"... even in standard botanical dictionaries, or dictionaries of gardening, and when mentioned they are usually placed in the genus Castanea. ..."
3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Three of the four known species of the genus Castanea grow in North America, one the common chestnut (Castanea vulgaris); another the Chinquapin (Castanea ..."
4. Forestry and Forest Products: Prize Essays of the Edinburgh International by Hugh Robert Mill, John Rattray (1885)
"... their second year, and are ready, after standing a year in the rows, to be removed from the nursery. THE SPANISH CHESTNUT. genus Castanea, order ..."