genus Fagus


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Noun1.genus Fagus - beechesgenus Fagus - beeches        
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
beech family, Fagaceae, family Fagaceae - chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
beech, beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
common beech, European beech, Fagus sylvatica - large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
copper beech, Fagus purpurea, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, Fagus sylvatica purpurea, purple beech - variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves
American beech, Fagus americana, Fagus grandifolia, red beech, white beech - North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
Fagus pendula, Fagus sylvatica pendula, weeping beech - variety of European beech with pendulous limbs
Japanese beech - a beech native to Japan having soft light yellowish-brown wood
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What name is given to any tree of the genus Fagus? A Ash B Beech C Birch D Poplar 15.
The abovementioned facts have caused that the taxonomic history of the genus Fagus in Greece and in the whole of western Eurasia have been complicated and controversial (Papageorgiou & al., 2008).
A Mars B Neptune C Jupiter D Saturn QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: Which type of trees comprise the genus fagus? A Beech B Maple C Birch D Oak QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: What codename was given to the Dunkirk evacuation plan?