Definition of Genus Ulmus
1. Noun. Type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Elm Family, Family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae
Member holonyms: Elm, Elm Tree, Ulmus Alata, Wing Elm, Winged Elm, American Elm, Rock Elm, Ulmus Americana, Water Elm, White Elm, European Field Elm, Smooth-leaved Elm, Ulmus Carpinifolia, Cedar Elm, Ulmus Crassifolia, Ulmus Glabra, Witch Elm, Wych Elm, Dutch Elm, Ulmus Hollandica, Huntingdon Elm, Ulmus Hollandica Vegetata, Ulmus Laevis, Water Elm, Chinese Elm, Ulmus Parvifolia, English Elm, European Elm, Ulmus Procera, Chinese Elm, Dwarf Elm, Siberian Elm, Ulmus Pumila, Red Elm, Slippery Elm, Ulmus Rubra, Guernsey Elm, Jersey Elm, Ulmus Campestris Sarniensis, Ulmus Campestris Wheatleyi, Ulmus Sarniensis, Wheately Elm, Red Elm, September Elm, Ulmus Serotina, Rock Elm, Ulmus Thomasii
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ulmus
Literary usage of Genus Ulmus
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)
"... genus Ulmus embraces deciduous trees, often of great size and age, with rugged or corky bark, hard wood, twiggy branches, and growing wild in Europe, ..."
2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"genus Ulmus, LINN. The genus Ulmus has sixteen known species, distributed in all north temperate countries except western North America. ..."
3. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"This family contains two genera native to Kentucky: A. genus Ulmus—Elms. H. Genus Celtis—Hackberries. A. ELMS—genus Ulmus. a. White Elm—Ulmus americana. b. ..."
4. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"... Ulmus Americana to distinguish it from all other Elms, which with it comprise the genus Ulmus. These are united with the Hackberries and a small number ..."
5. Golfers Magazine by United States Golf Association, Western Golf Association (1908)
"It is therefore of extreme moment to know which of the genus Ulmus leaves ... There are about thirteen species of the genus Ulmus, commonly known as elms. ..."
6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... the popular name foe the trees and shrubs constituting the genus Ulmus, of the natural order ..."