Definition of Fagus sylvatica
1. Noun. Large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America.
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree
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Literary usage of Fagus sylvatica
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1. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"Leaf of Fagus sylvatica.—As a second object for study we select the leaf of the ... Cross-section through the leaf of Fagus sylvatica. ep, epidermis; pi. ..."
2. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"... Beech (Fagus sylvatica) JUDGING from the existing specimens of the Beech that are to be found in the centre of London, there can be little doubt that a ..."