Definition of Genus carya

1. Noun. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carya

genus Caretta
genus Carex
genus Cariama
genus Carica
genus Carissa
genus Carlina
genus Carnegiea
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius

Literary usage of Genus carya

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... three of which are natives of North America and one of Asia, The genus Carya, to which the hickory-trees belong, was formerly included under ..."

2. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"The genus Carya is specially characterized by the thick walls of the pitted vessels (principally in the autumn wood), and the genus ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"... should replace Nuttall's later genus Carya, and has transferred, under their oldest specific names, all the known species to this genus. ..."

4. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"Thirty fossil species belonging to the genus Juglans and 10 species belonging to the genus Carya have been described. This is one of the most important ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The hickory trees are natives of North America, and belong to the genus Carya of botanists. They are closely allied to the walnuts ..."

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