Definition of Genus tilia
1. Noun. Deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Tiliaceae, Linden Family, Tiliaceae
Member holonyms: Basswood, Lime, Lime Tree, Linden, Linden Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tilia
Literary usage of Genus tilia
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1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Nut coriaceous, 1-celled, 1—2-seeded, from abortion.—Don, Miller's Diet. JHE genus Tilia consists of timber trees, with mellifluous flowers, ..."
2. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1844)
"W.ALLPORT,BA,FBS Astrantia major, 111; Notes on the genus Tilia, ... 46; On the parasitic growth of Monotropa Hypopitys, 97; Note on the genus Tilia, 111; ..."
3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"(T. heterophylla) WHITE BASSWOOD The genus Tilia, comprising sixteen recognised species, ranges widely in the Northern Hemisphere, omitting only central ..."
4. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"This tropical family is represented in North America by a single genus, Tilia. genus tilia—LINDENS. In Kentucky, there are two species known as "Linn," or ..."
5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1825)
"The genus Tilia, the Lime-tree, and its three species, are described in our author's happiest manner: to the characters are added some interesting ..."