Corylus Sentence Examples
The mountains are clothed, where the fall of rain is abundant, with forests of Quercus, Fagus, Ulmus, Acer, Carpinus and Corylus, and various Coniferae.
The filbert, 2 among the numerous varieties of Corylus Avellana, is extensively cultivated, especially in Kent, for the sake of its nuts, which are readily distinguished from cob-nuts by their ample involucre and greater length.
The last two, on account of their elongated husk, have been distinguished as a species, under the name Corylus tubulosa.
Corylus rostrata and C. americana of North America have edible fruits like those of C. Avellana.
In the less exposed localities, on northern slopes and sheltered valleys, the European forms become more numerous, and we find species of alder, birch, ash, elm, maple, holly, hornbeam, Pyrus, &c. At greater elevations in the interior, besides the above are met Corylus, the common walnut, found wild throughout the range, horse chestnut, yew, also Picea Webbiana, Pinus, excelsa, Abies Smithiana, Cedrus Deodara (which tree does not grow spontaneously east of Kumaon), and several junipers.Advertisement
Hazel Corylus avellana and holly ilex aquifolium often form a distinct shrub layer.
Among the Dicotyledons may be mentioned Platanus, Acer (?), Quercus (?), Viburnum, Alnus, Magnolia, Corylus (?), Castanea (?), Zizyphus, Populus and the nettlelike Boehmeria antiqua.
Very high Corylus pollen percentages are often recorded following the creation of woodland clearings.
Hazel-nut (Corylus) - A small group of European and Asiatic trees, represented in England by the Hazel, C. avellana, which is precious in its nut-bearing forms for our gardens.