Definition of Genus Ulmus

1. Noun. Type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ulmus

genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus (current term)
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea
genus Uria
genus Urocyon
genus Urocystis
genus Urophycis
genus Uropsilus
genus Urosaurus
genus Ursinia

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 ..."

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