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chinquapin

(chĭng`kəpĭn) [Algonquian], name for certain American species of the chestnutchestnut,
name for any species of the genus Castanea, deciduous trees of the family Fagaceae (beech or oak family) widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. They are characterized by thin-shelled, sweet, edible nuts borne in a bristly bur.
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 genus of the family Fagaceae (beechbeech,
common name for the Fagaceae, a family of trees and shrubs mainly of temperate and subtropical regions in the Northern Hemisphere. The principal genera—Castanea (chestnut and chinquapin), Fagus (beech), and Quercus
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 family) and for a related species, the golden chinquapin (Castanopsis chrysophylla), an evergreen of the Pacific states. The common chinquapin is Castanea pumila, native to the E United States. Its wood and fruit are used like those of the chestnut. The bush chinquapin (C. alnifolia) has a more southern range. Chinquapin is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Fagales, family Fagaceae.
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For instance, several Octobers ago I killed a doe that had just left a chinquapin oak that was dropping acorns.
Process of embryonicdevelopment and female gametophyte in chinquapin (Castanen henryi Rehd and Wils).
In addition to the cucumber tree, the university obtained seeds from other rare specimens, including a big shellbark hickory, a chinquapin oak, a Kentucky coffee tree, a tulip tree, and a sycamore.
their assistance in preparing this comment, to the Chinquapin School
Historic vegetation of The Nature Conservancy's Chinquapin Preserve, Woodford County, Central Illinois.
Truvy owns a beauty parlor in the fictional town of Chinquapin, La., a comfy enclave in which female banter runs rampant.
It also destroyed more than 99 percent of a related nut tree, the Ozark chinquapin. Growing rapidly and bearing small, round nuts singly in the burr, Ozark chinquapin trees were once common on well-drained hillsides throughout the lower Midwestern and upper Southern states.
The other charities are Boys &Girls Clubs of Tucson (Accenture Match Play, February 20-24), Child Protection Team of the Palm Beaches (Honda Classic, February 28-March 3), First Tee Miami-Dade Amateur Golf Association (Cadillac Championship, March 7-10), Chinquapin School (Houston Open, March 28-31) and one to be announced in connection with The Masters (April 11-14).
Potential natural vegetation is considered to be evergreen broadleaf forest dominated by evergreen oaks and warm-temperate conifers such as Japanese evergreen oak Quercus acuta, bamboo-leafed oak Quercus myrsinaefolia, Japanese chinquapin Castanopsis sieboldii and Japanese fir Abies firma (Miyawaki & Okuda 1976).
She plays beauty salon owner Truvy who does the hair of the ladies of Chinquapin, Louisiana, as they put the world to rights.
She plays beauty salon owner Truvy who does the hair of the ladies of Chinquapin, Louisiana, as they put the world to rights and has been working on perfecting her Southern accent.
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