fagaceous

fagaceous

(fəˈɡeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Fagaceae, a family of trees, including beech, oak, and chestnut, whose fruit is partly or wholly enclosed in a husk (cupule)
[C19: from New Latin Fāgāceae, from Latin fāgus beech]
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Attached leaves, inflorescences, and fruits of Fagopsis, an extinct genus of fagaceous affinity from the Oligocene florissant flora of Colorado, U.
The role of blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata) in the postglacial dispersal of fagaceous trees in eastern North America.
For the three genera of fagaceous trees (Castanea, Fagus, and Quercus), it has been suggested that unusually long-distance dispersal of nuts by Blue Jays (Johnson and Webb 1989) or Passenger Pigeons (Webb 1986) may help to resolve these discrepancies.