Definition of Genus carya
1. Noun. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Juglandaceae, Juglandaceae, Walnut Family
Member holonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree, Bitter Pecan, Carya Aquatica, Water Bitternut, Water Hickory, Black Hickory, Brown Hickory, Carya Glabra, Pignut, Pignut Hickory, Bitter Hickory, Bitter Pignut, Bitternut, Bitternut Hickory, Carya Cordiformis, Swamp Hickory, Carya Illinoensis, Carya Illinoinsis, Pecan, Pecan Tree, Big Shagbark, Big Shellbark, Big Shellbark Hickory, Carya Laciniosa, King Nut, King Nut Hickory, Carya Myristicaeformis, Carya Myristiciformis, Nutmeg Hickory, Carya Ovata, Shagbark, Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark, Shellbark Hickory, Big-bud Hickory, Black Hickory, Carya Tomentosa, Mockernut, Mockernut Hickory, White-heart Hickory
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carya
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 ..."