genus Olea


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Noun1.genus Olea - evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruitsgenus Olea - evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
olive tree - a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
European olive tree, Olea europaea, olive - evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
black maire, Olea cunninghamii - northern Zealand tree having dense hard light-brown wood
Olea lanceolata, white maire - small New Zealand tree having red pulpy one-seeded fruit
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The genus Olea contains about 30 other species, but none of them bear edible fruit.