Definition of Genus Salix
1. Noun. A large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Salicaceae, Salicaceae, Willow Family
Member holonyms: Willow, Willow Tree, Osier, Huntingdon Willow, Salix Alba, White Willow, Salix Alba Sericea, Salix Sericea, Silky Willow, Silver Willow, Golden Willow, Salix Alba Vitellina, Salix Vitellina, Cricket-bat Willow, Salix Alba Caerulea, Arctic Willow, Salix Arctica, Babylonian Weeping Willow, Salix Babylonica, Weeping Willow, Salix Blanda, Salix Pendulina, Salix Pendulina Blanda, Wisconsin Weeping Willow, Pussy Willow, Salix Discolor, Sallow, Florist's Willow, Goat Willow, Pussy Willow, Salix Caprea, Almond-leaves Willow, Peach-leaved Willow, Peachleaf Willow, Salix Amygdaloides, Almond Willow, Black Hollander, Salix Amygdalina, Salix Triandra, Hoary Willow, Sage Willow, Salix Candida, Brittle Willow, Crack Willow, Salix Fragilis, Snap Willow, Prairie Willow, Salix Humilis, Dwarf Willow, Salix Herbacea, Gray Willow, Grey Willow, Salix Cinerea, Arroyo Willow, Salix Lasiolepis, Salix Lucida, Shining Willow, Black Willow, Salix Nigra, Swamp Willow, Bay Willow, Laurel Willow, Salix Pentandra, Basket Willow, Purple Osier, Purple Willow, Red Osier, Red Willow, Salix Purpurea, Balsam Willow, Salix Pyrifolia, Creeping Willow, Salix Repens, Salix Sitchensis, Silky Willow, Sitka Willow, Dwarf Gray Willow, Dwarf Grey Willow, Sage Willow, Salix Tristis, Bearberry Willow, Salix Uva-ursi, Common Osier, Hemp Willow, Salix Viminalis, Velvet Osier
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salix
Literary usage of Genus Salix
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Geologists' Association (1878)
"The genus Salix is a singularly variable one, and should supply ... 2), the genus Salix consists of 19 sub-generic groups, containing 160 species, ..."
2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"The great master in the genus Salix may be considered Professor Koch, ... The manner in which Koch obtained his knowledge of the genus Salix is thus ..."
3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1900)
"THE genus Salix IN IOWA. CARLETON R. BALL. The genus Salix has long and justly been considered a difficult one to study. It is not that the genus is so ..."
4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1900)
"THE genus Salix IN IOWA. CARLETON R. BALL. The genus Salix has long and justly been considered a dif- icult one to study. It is not that the genus is so ..."
5. A Bibliographical Catalogue of Books Privately Printed: Including Those of by John Martin (1834)
"The genus Salix is a tribe, of which it may perhaps be said, that they claim no peculiar interest, except to the botanical inquirer ..."
6. Florigraphia Britannica; Or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering by Richard Deakin (1857)
"Fertile * The genus Salix comprises a numerous and most difficult tribe of plants. They are trees and shrubs, but mostly the latter, varying in height from ..."