Definition of Genus Quercus
1. Noun. Oaks.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Oak, Oak Tree, Japanese Oak, Quercus Grosseserrata, Quercus Mongolica, Huckleberry Oak, Quercus Vaccinifolia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Quercus
Literary usage of Genus Quercus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The genus Quercus is largely represented in Palestine and Syria, as to the number of individuals and species, seven of which have been found: (1) Quercus ..."
2. The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer (1854)
"Let us now consider what distinguishing form constitutes the generic character of the genus Quercus, the oak, which belongs to the ..."
3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"On the other hand stellate and tufted hairs are widely distributed in the genus Quercus, the number of ray-cells occasionally being small (2-4) and large in ..."
4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"The genus Quercus, to which the oaks belong, is far more widespread and contains ... About half of these, formerly placed in the genus Quercus are now to be ..."
5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia by American Entomological Society, Entomological Society of Philadelphia (1867)
"Why do so many species of the same genus often occur on the same genus of plants—58 NA species of Cynips, for example, on the single genus Quercus, ..."
6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1863)
"I was therefore not surprised to find the greater part of the questions elucidated, when I came to examine the genus Quercus and its allied genera for the ..."
7. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1863)
"On a New Character observed in the Fruit of the Oaks, and on a Better Division of the genus Quercus. By M. ALPHONSE DE CANDOLLE. ..."
8. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"... Orst.), formerly included in the genus Quercus, is now set apart as our sole representative of an Asiatic genus of trees that stand half way between ..."