Definition of Genus larix
1. Noun. Larches.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Larch, Larch Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Larix
Literary usage of Genus larix
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forestry and Forest Products: Prize Essays of the Edinburgh International by Hugh Robert Mill, John Rattray (1885)
"The larch is placed in the genus Abies, as a sub-genus Larix, by some authors, whilst others regard it as a distinct genus Larix. This magnificent tree was ..."
2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"... ALPINE LARCH The distinction of the genus Larix is its deciduous habit. One other conifer sheds its leaves every autumn. The clustering of the leaves in ..."
3. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1895)
"Second Genus, LARIX TRUE LARCH OR TAMARACK. Trees with cones pendent on branches of the previous season's growth; leaves promptly deciduous. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The members of the genus Larix are distinguished from the firs, with which they were formerly placed, by their deciduous leaves, scattered singly, ..."
5. Proceedings, International Conference on Plant Breeding and Hybridization by C. Raveret-Wattel (1904)
"... mate than the Indian species, although it grows at a lower general altitude. In the genus Larix, as might be expected, Larix leptolepis, ..."