Definition of Genus Planera
1. Noun. A deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Elm Family, Family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Planera
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 ..."