Definition of Genus Planera

1. Noun. A deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Planera
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Elm Family, Family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Planera

genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera (current term)
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium
genus Platymiscium
genus Platypoecilus
genus Platystemon
genus Plautus

Literary usage of Genus Planera

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

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"... -Yi- chaux, and Loudon. genus Planera embraces deciduous trees and shrubs, natives of western -Asia ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The genus Planera is known by being polygamous, the flowers being hermaphrodite and single on the same plant. ..."

3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus PLANERA, Gmel. Planer Tree, Water Elm (Planera aquatica, Gmel.)—Small tree, 30 to 40 feet high, with short trunk and slender, crooked branches forming ..."

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