Definition of Genus Populus
1. Noun. A genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere; poplars.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Salicaceae, Salicaceae, Willow Family
Member holonyms: Poplar, Poplar Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Populus
Literary usage of Genus Populus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"This doubt seems to be well founded, for while these leaves are not unlike those usually referred to the genus Populus^. this assumed relationship has by no ..."
2. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"In this study RAPD analysis was performed on 32 clones belonging to different species of the genus Populus. Of these, 25 clones are registered in several ..."
3. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"This doubt seems to be well founded, for while these leaves are not unlike those usually referred to the genus Populus. this assumed relationship has by no ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"Such pits and of the forms described, are characteristic of the genus Populus, and from this there is no essential deviation so far as our investigations ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"There is also a Miocene (?) species recorded from Yellowstone Park. While it is quite possible that some of the fossil records ascribed to the genus Populus ..."
6. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"... genus Populus and upon willows. There are a number of local races or subspecies, two of which we give ; the common eastern form and the western variety. ..."
7. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"... leaf-stalks flattened vertically to the leaf-surface, so that leaves tremble in slight winds, a characteristic peculiar throughout of the genus Populus. ..."