Definition of Genus Sequoia
1. Noun. Redwoods; until recently considered a genus of a separate family Taxodiaceae.
Group relationships: Cupressaceae, Cypress Family, Family Cupressaceae
Member holonyms: California Redwood, Coast Redwood, Sequoia Sempervirens
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Literary usage of Genus Sequoia
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"The genus Sequoia is characterized chiefly by the widely scattering distribution of the resin cells (Fig. 40), but in i". sempervirens there are individual ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"Both Sequoias produce shoots from the root after the stem is cut away. The genus Sequoia can be reduced to Athrotaxis,, as shown by Bentham and J. Hooker. ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"This is a very interesting plant, and undoubtedly a fossil species of the genus Sequoia. 1 have, however, employed the name of ..."
4. The Anatomy of Woody Plants by Edward Charles Jeffrey (1917)
"If we consider the genus Sequoia in the light of the canons of anatomy formulated above, very interesting results are reached. ..."
5. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"The genus Sequoia has two species: Sequoia gigantea (Big Tree) and Sequoia sempervirens (Redwood). The common names are to be used as indicated. ..."