Definition of Genus pinus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine, Pinon, Pinyon, Mexican Nut Pine, Pinon Pine, Pinus Cembroides
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pinus
Literary usage of Genus pinus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"This structure is fully exemplified in the genus Pinus, where the highest form of development is attained. While the occurrence of resin cells in particular ..."
2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1839)
"SE COOK, RN, on the genus Pinus and A."bies. From the Annals of Natural History. Conducted by Jardine, Hooker & Taylor. Nov. 1838. No. IX. &c. By JLR CAPT. ..."
3. Views of Nature: Or, Contemplations on the Sublime Phenomena of Creation by Alexander von Humboldt, Elise C. Otté, Henry George Bohn (1850)
"Of the 114 species now known of the genus Pinus, there is not one in the whole southern hemisphere, for the Pinus Merkusii, described by Junghuhn and De ..."
4. Aspects of Nature, in Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1849)
"Of the 114 species of the genus pinus with which we are at present ... Besides the genus pinus, the Southern Hemisphere, according to the present state of ..."
5. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent, James Veitch & Sons (1900)
"From his herbarium specimens it was figured and described by Lambert in the " genus pinus " published in 1803, under the name of Pinus taxifolia ..."
6. Railway Engineer (1905)
"Baltic pine (Pinus sylvestris) is the IThe genus Pinus includes both the Scotch pine and the cluster pine. The Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) is known as ..."
7. Aspects of Nature: In Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1849)
"Of the 114 species of the genus pinus with which we are at present acquainted ... Besides the genus pinus, the Southern hemisphere, according to the present ..."