Definition of Genus Picea

1. Noun. A genus of temperate and Arctic evergreen trees (see spruce).

Exact synonyms: Picea
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Spruce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Picea

genus Phylloscopus
genus Phyllostachys
genus Phyllostomus
genus Phylloxera
genus Physa
genus Physalia
genus Physalis
genus Physaria
genus Physeter
genus Physostegia
genus Physostigma
genus Phytelephas
genus Phytolacca
genus Phytophthora
genus Pica
genus Picea (current term)
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada

Literary usage of Genus Picea

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

1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"In the amount of resin contained in the wood, the genus Picea ranks second among conifers; the species Picea excelsa, common in Europe, contains 2'16 per ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The Silver Firs form the genus Picea of some, distinguished by the deciduous scales of the (erect) cones. It being supposed, however, ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The Silver Firs form the genus Picea of some, distinguished by the deciduous scales of the (erect) cones. It being supposed, however, ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1889)
"The genus Picea consists of about twelve species, the cones of which are pendulous, and the scales persistent, opening only when mature to shed the seeds. ..."

5. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"... hemlock leaves are flat, blunt, and two-ranked, and that fir cones point upward. The genus picea has twelve species, five of which are North American ..."

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