genus Celtis


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Noun1.genus Celtis - large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruitgenus Celtis - large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
elm family, family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae - a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
hackberry, nettle tree - any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
Celtis australis, European hackberry, Mediterranean hackberry - bright green deciduous shade tree of southern Europe
American hackberry, Celtis occidentalis - large deciduous shade tree of southern United States with small deep purple berries
Celtis laevigata, sugarberry - deciduous shade tree with small black berries; southern United States; yields soft yellowish wood
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Their ranges actually overlap to the extent that naturally occurring hybridization is possible due to the genetic similarities of these two species within the genus Celtis, which actually consists of about 40 species worldwide.