Definition of Genus casuarina

1. Noun. Genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Casuarina

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
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya
genus Catoptrophorus
genus Catostomus
genus Cattleya
genus Caulophyllum

Literary usage of Genus casuarina

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... trees of Australia ; but the name Oak is applied there to the trees of the genus Casuarina (qv), and usually in the curious form of She-Oak (qv). ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"It will be remembered that Treub found that in the curious genus Casuarina the pollen-tube entered the ovule near the chalaza, and on this character ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... the division of a single hypodermal cell. This point, however, needs further investigation. CASUARINA. The very peculiar genus Casuarina, according to ..."

4. The Anatomy of Woody Plants by Edward Charles Jeffrey (1917)
"... in the dicotyledons, but present themselves in the condition typical for the higher gymnosperms only in the genus Casuarina. Here, as is shown in Fig. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"It will be remembered that Treub found that in the curious genus Casuarina the pollen-tube entered the ovule near the chalaza, and on this character ..."

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