Definition of Genus Tsuga

1. Noun. Hemlock; hemlock fir; hemlock spruce.

Exact synonyms: Tsuga
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Hemlock, Hemlock Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tsuga

genus Trionyx
genus Triops
genus Triostium
genus Triplochiton
genus Triticum
genus Triturus
genus Trogium
genus Troglodytes
genus Trogon
genus Trollius
genus Trombicula
genus Tropaeolum
genus Tropidoclonion
genus Truncocolumella
genus Tsuga (current term)
genus Tuber
genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops

Literary usage of Genus Tsuga

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus TSUGA, THE HEMLOCKS EE. Twigs smooth. Genus ABIES, THE FIRS BB. Cone scales without bracts. Genus PICEA, THE SPRUCES EE. Twigs smooth; cones erect. ..."

2. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"The Tsuga firs of Japan and North America are related to Abies, but are now placed in a separate genus (Tsuga), as also is the Douglas fir of North America ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"See CONIINE. HEMLOCK-TREE, or HEMLOCK SPRUCE. A name applied to the coniferous trees which belong to the genus Tsuga, especially to ..."

4. Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's (1898)
"Abies, on the other hand, approaches the genus Tsuga not only in a closer general resemblance of the structure, as displayed in transverse section, ..."

5. A Manual of the North American Gymnosperms: Exclusive of the Cycadales But by David Pearce Penhallow (1907)
"The genus Tsuga is closely related to Abies in the occurrence of isolated resin cells on the outer face of the summer wood, as also in the formation of ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"The genus Tsuga is closely related to Abies in the occurrence of isolated resin cells on the outer face of the summer wood, as also in the formation of ..."

7. The Microscope: An Illustrated Monthly Designed to Popularize the Subject of (1894)
"Structure of our Hemlock Barks.:|: BY EDSON S. BASTIN. Only five species of the genus Tsuga are known ; two of these belong to Eastern Asia, one, ..."

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