genus Casuarina

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Noun1.genus Casuarina - genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Casuarinaceae, family Casuarinaceae - one genus: genus Casuarina
casuarina - any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood
she-oak - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina
beefwood - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina yielding heavy hard red wood used in cabinetwork
Australian pine, Casuarina equisetfolia - common Australian tree widely grown as an ornamental in tropical regions; yields heavy hard red wood
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Some of his first plantings included evergreen trees of the genus Casuarinas.