Definition of Genus Nothofagus
1. Noun. Beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Evergreen Beech, Southern Beech, Coigue, Nothofagus Dombeyi, New Zealand Beech, Nothofagus Menziesii, Silver Beech, Nothofagus Obliqua, Roble Beech, Nothofagus Procera, Rauli Beech, Black Beech, Nothofagus Solanderi, Hard Beech, Nothofagus Truncata
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nothofagus
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 ..."