Definition of Genus torreya

1. Noun. Nutmeg-yews.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Torreya

genus Tilletia
genus Timalia
genus Tinca
genus Tinea
genus Tineola
genus Tipuana
genus Titanosaurus
genus Tithonia
genus Todea
genus Todus
genus Tofieldia
genus Tolmiea
genus Tolypeutes
genus Tomistoma
genus Toona
genus Torreya
genus Tortrix
genus Townsendia
genus Toxicodendron
genus Toxostoma
genus Toxotes
genus Trachinotus
genus Trachipterus
genus Trachodon
genus Trachurus
genus Tradescantia
genus Tragelaphus
genus Tragopan
genus Tragopogon

Literary usage of Genus torreya

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1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... should bear Dr. Torrey's name; and the genus Torreya was accordingly so named and characterized by the Scotch botanist Arnott. It is of the Yew family, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1873)
"The genus Torreya, which commemorates our botanical Nestor and a former President of this association, Dr. Torrey, was founded upon a tree rather lately ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1873)
"The genus Torreya, which commemorates our botanical Nestor and a former President of this association, Dr. Torrey, was founded upon a tree rather lately ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"In the genus Torreya the spirals are, on the whole, rather open and distinguished by being 2—4 seriate. They are typical throughout the spring wood, ..."

5. Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's (1898)
"... but are less applicable to T. floridana, since the structure in this species shows a distinct approach to the characteristics of the genus Torreya. ..."

6. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1854)
"The slightest glance at the internal structure of the fruit, at once identifies this tree with the genus Torreya of the southern United States, ..."

7. Darwiniana: Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism by Asa Gray (1889)
"The genus Torreya, which commemorates our botanical Nestor and a former president of this Association, Dr. Torrey, was founded upon a tree rather lately ..."

8. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... seed is completely enveloped in the fleshy capsule, is represented in the Tertiary and Cretaceous of Greenland; while another existing genus, Torreya, ..."

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