Definition of Genus Cupressus

1. Noun. Type genus of Cupressaceae.

Exact synonyms: Cupressus
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Cupressaceae, Cypress Family, Family Cupressaceae
Member holonyms: Cypress, Cypress Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cupressus

genus Cryptogramma
genus Cryptomeria
genus Cryptoprocta
genus Cryptotermes
genus Cryptotis
genus Ctenocephalides
genus Ctenocephalus
genus Cuculus
genus Cucumis
genus Cucurbita
genus Culcita
genus Culex
genus Cuminum
genus Cuniculus
genus Cuon
genus Cupressus (current term)
genus Curcuma
genus Cursorius
genus Curtisia
genus Cuscuta
genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus

Literary usage of Genus Cupressus

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 CUPRESSUS, Linn. BB. Seeds under each cone scale i to 5. 2. ... Genus CUPRESSUS, Linn. Resinous trees with naked buds, stout, ascending branches, ..."

2. Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's (1898)
"2 Dr. Masters' results again accord with my own in the subdivision of the genus Cupressus, although on anatomical grounds I prefer to reverse the order. ..."

3. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"Eleventh Genus, CUPRESSUS Linn. SPIRE-BRANCHED CYPRESSES. Trees or shrubs with branchlets spire-shaped, not flattened as preceding genus; cones larger, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Evergreen trees and shrubs of the genus Cupressus, and of the natural order Conifera?. They have small, generally appressed and imbricate leaves and ..."

5. The Generic Characters of the North American Taxaceae and Coniferae by David Pearce Penhallow (1896)
"... of Spach must be restored to the genus Cupressus under Lambert's name of C. nootkatensis. ..."

6. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Lofty, deciduous, and evergreen trees, natives of the southern part of North America; separated from the genus Cupressus, principally because the male ..."

7. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The genus Cupressus includes true Cypresses, and is important in Europe, but the trees themselves, rather than their woods, are valued in the United States. ..."

8. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The genus Cupressus includes true Cypresses, and is important in Europe, but the trees themselves, rather than their woods, are valued in the United States. ..."

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