FACTOID # 16: In the 2000 Presidential Election, Texas gave Ralph Nader the 3rd highest popular vote count of any US state.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
People who viewed "Celtidaceae" also viewed:


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Celtidaceae


Southern Hackberry or 'Sugarberry'
Celtis laevigata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Ulmaceae
Genus: Celtis

About 60-70 species including:
Celtis australis - European Hackberry
Celtis bungeana Bunge's Hackberry
Celtis caucasica - Caucasian Hackberry
Celtis labilis - Hubei Hackberry
Celtis koraiensis - Korean Hackberry
Celtis jessoensis - Japanese Hackberry
Celtis laevigata - Southern Hackberry
Celtis occidentalis - Common hackberry
Celtis reticulata - Netleaf hackberry
Celtis sinensis - Chinese Hackberry
Celtis tenuifolia - Georgia Hackberry

Hackberry Celtis is a genus of about 60-70 species of deciduous trees in the elm family Ulmaceae, widespread in warm temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, in southern Europe, southern and eastern Asia, and central North America. They are generally medium-sized trees, reaching 10-25 m tall, rarely up to 40 m tall.

The fruit is a small drupe 6-10 mm diameter, edible in many species, with a dryish but sweet, sugary consistency, reminiscent of a date.



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m