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Noun1.Fagus - beechesFagus - beeches        
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
beech family, Fagaceae, family Fagaceae - chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
beech, beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
common beech, European beech, Fagus sylvatica - large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
copper beech, Fagus purpurea, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, Fagus sylvatica purpurea, purple beech - variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves
American beech, Fagus americana, Fagus grandifolia, red beech, white beech - North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
Fagus pendula, Fagus sylvatica pendula, weeping beech - variety of European beech with pendulous limbs
Japanese beech - a beech native to Japan having soft light yellowish-brown wood
References in classic literature ?
The trees all belong to one kind, the Fagus betuloides; for the number of the other species of Fagus and of the Winter's Bark, is quite inconsiderable.
Available in lumber and veneer, the wood from the species Fagus sylvatica goes by a number of names usually tied to the country of origin, but it is most often known simply as European or German beech.
15pm as they were approaching the seventh clue on the Monster Trail, the children were struck by a branch which had fallen from a Fagus sylvatica.
Its cover consisted primarily of Acer saccharum (34%) and Fagus grandifolia (11.
The gardens exceed 10 acres and include the national fagus collection, a Victorian walled garden and a large collection of unusual trees, shrubs, herbaceous and ornamental borders.
For a decorative hedge, you could try a tapestry mixture of green and copper beech and maybe include the occasional golden beech, such as Fagus sylvatica Zlatia.
The copper coloured leaves of the deciduous Fagus sylvatica (beech) add beautiful colour to the garden in autumn and can be maintained between 1.
Fagus, Castanae, Castanopsis, Lithocarpus, Corylus, Aesculus, and Prunus; to examine the evolutionary histories of these mutualistic interactions; and to identify the traits of nut-bearing plants and nut-dispersing rodents and jays that influence the success of the mutualism.
Common beech is another top class hedging plant, and surpasses itself in its purple-leafed form, Fagus sylvatica purpurea.
Overall Fagus showed the largest changes between samples, with a small decrease in the southern Appalachians, a larger decrease in Hueston Woods, and an increase in Tionesta.
Six years on stocks have been propagated and it is on public show for the first time as Fagus sylvatica Haaren.
Gropius' Fagus Factory of 1911 was one of the first examples of a glass facade supported by a thin steel framework; Bruno Taut's polygonal Glashaus Pavilion for the 1914 Werkbund Exhibition in Cologne was made entirely from glass, celebrating its ephemeral, crystalline properties.