Carya Nutt.

Common Name: Hickory

Family: Juglandaceae

Published in: Gen. N. Amer. Pl. [Nuttall] 2: 220. 1818.

Other: Nom. cons. Type: C. tomentosa (Poir.) Nutt. (typ. cons.) Greek 'karya' = walnut tree. There is a legend that Carya was changed into a walnut tree by Bacchus.

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