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Related to beech family: birch family, maple family, willow family
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|Noun||1.||beech family - chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus|
hamamelid dicot family - family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
Castanopsis, genus Castanopsis - evergreen trees and shrubs of warm regions valued for their foliage; southeastern United States and eastern Australia and northern New Zealand
genus Nothofagus, Nothofagus - beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech