Definition of Genus Oxydendrum

1. Noun. Sourwood.

Exact synonyms: Oxydendrum
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Oxydendrum Arboreum, Sorrel Tree, Sourwood, Titi

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oxydendrum

genus Osmunda
genus Ostrea
genus Ostrya
genus Ostryopsis
genus Otaria
genus Othonna
genus Otis
genus Otus
genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum (current term)
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila

Literary usage of Genus Oxydendrum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus OXYDENDRUM, DC. (0. arboreum) SOURWOOD The heath family is world-wide in distribution, consisting of more than fifty genera, with over a thousand ..."

2. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"SOUR-WOOD. Oxydendrum arboreum, (Linnaeus) De Candolle. GENUS DESCRIPTION—Tbc Sour-wood is the sole representative of the genus Oxydendrum. ..."

3. Tree Guide: Trees East of the Rockies by Julia Ellen Rogers (1914)
"Leaves deciduous; flowers small, numerous, in terminal compound racemes; fruit a conical 5-celled capsule. 3. Genus OXYDENDRUM, DC. ..."

4. The Trees of Northeastern America: Illustrations from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1890)
"Genus OXYDENDRUM, DC (Sorrel Tree.) From two Greek words meaning sour and tree. Fig. 21.—Sorrel Tree, Sour Wood. ..."

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