Definition of Guernsey elm
1. Noun. A variety of the English elm with erect branches and broader leaves.
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Guernsey Elm
Literary usage of Guernsey elm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Romance of Our Trees by Ernest Henry Wilson (1920)
"... upward while the upper ones are short and ascending, and the symmetry of the tree is graceful and pleasing. Very similar in habit is the guernsey elm ..."
2. The Channel Islands: A Guide to Jersey, Guernsey, Sark, Herm, Jethou by Frank Fether Dally (1860)
"... the enduring foliage of the guernsey elm and the length of twilight favour the illusion, and complete the reality of this summer dream. ..."
3. Australasian Roads: A Treatise, Practical and Scientific, on the Location by John Montgomery Coane, Henry Edward Coane (1908)
"Of the Elms the guernsey elm is said to be the best on the whole. The American elm is useful for wide streets, but requires too much room in narrow ones. ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Guayule Rubber, 2477 X. Guelder Rose, 3462 X. guernsey elm, 3412 X; Lily, 2137. Guiana Plum, 1080. ..."
5. Journal of the Senate of the ... General Assembly of the State of Iowa by Iowa General Assembly. Senate (1898)
"House File 232 668 guernsey elm A—Committee clerk—Elections 274 Bill to legalize organization, Senate File 209. ..."