Definition of Genus Castanea

1. Noun. Chestnuts; chinkapins.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castanea

genus Carnegiea
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea (current term)
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta

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 ..."

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