genus Casuarina

noun
genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Casuarinaceae, ↑family Casuarinaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑casuarina, ↑she-oak, ↑beefwood, ↑Australian pine, ↑Casuarina equisetfolia

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  • casuarina — [kazh΄o͞o ə rē′nə] n. 〚ModL < Malay kasuārī, CASSOWARY: so named because the twigs are similar to the bird s feathers〛 any of a genus (Casuarina) of trees of the casuarina family native chiefly to Australia, esp. a species ( C. equisetifolia)… …   Universalium

  • casuarina — [kazh΄o͞o ə rē′nə] n. [ModL < Malay kasuārī, CASSOWARY: so named because the twigs are similar to the bird s feathers] any of a genus (Casuarina) of trees of the casuarina family native chiefly to Australia, esp. a species ( C. equisetifolia)… …   English World dictionary

  • Casuarina — Taxobox name = Casuarina image width = 240px image caption = Casuarina equisetifolia stems and leaves regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Casuarinaceae genus = Casuarina genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Casuarina equisetifolia — Taxobox name = Casaurina equisetifolia image width = 240px image caption = Stems and leaves regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Casuarinaceae genus = Casuarina species = C. equisetifolia… …   Wikipedia

  • Casuarina cunninghamiana — Taxobox name = Casaurina cunninghamiana image width = 240px image caption = Casuarina cunninghamiana flowers. regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Casuarinaceae genus = Casuarina species = C.… …   Wikipedia

  • Casuarina glauca — Taxobox name = Casaurina glauca regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Casuarinaceae genus = Casuarina species = C. glauca binomial = Casuarina glauca binomial authority = Sieber Casuarina glauca …   Wikipedia

  • casuarina — noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Malay (pohon) kĕsuari, literally, cassowary tree; from the resemblance of its twigs to cassowary feathers Date: 1777 any of a genus (Casuarina of the family Casuarinaceae) of dicotyledonous chiefly… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • casuarina — noun Any of several trees, of the genus Casuarina, that have segmented stems; especially the ironwood and beefwood …   Wiktionary

  • Casuarina cunninghamiana — ID 16165 Symbol Key CACU8 Common Name river sheoak Family Casuarinaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Casuarina equisetifolia — ID 16166 Symbol Key CAEQ Common Name beach sheoak Family Casuarinaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, PR, VI Growth Habit Tree Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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