Definition of Genus Nothofagus

1. Noun. Beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nothofagus

genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus (current term)
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis
genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida
genus Nuphar
genus Nuytsia
genus Nyctaginia

Literary usage of Genus Nothofagus

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)
"The so-called beeches of the Southern Hemisphere form a genus, Nothofagus, of twelve species. They differ in habit and in flowers from Fagus, and the leaves ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The species of the southern hemisphere, often included under Fagus (as /•'. betuloides and others), form the genus Nothofagus, which see. ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... Northern Hemisphere, while Fagus occurs in the same region and is represented by the sub-genus Nothofagus in South America, Xew Zealand, and Australia. ..."

4. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"Representatives of the first 2 genera are found in the western part of the United States, while the genus Nothofagus is confined to the southern hemisphere. ..."

5. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"The other Beeches, sixteen in number, ire included in the genus Nothofagus, characterised by short styles ; male perianth cup-shaped, irregularly lobed ..."

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