Ostrya(redirected from Hophornbeam)
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|Noun||1.||Ostrya - deciduous monoecious trees of Europe and Asia and America; sometimes placed in subfamily or family Carpinaceae|
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
Betulaceae, birch family, family Betulaceae - monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
hop hornbeam - any of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting clusters resembling hops
Old World hop hornbeam, Ostrya carpinifolia - medium-sized hop hornbeam of southern Europe and Asia Minor