[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs bɪtjˈʊla], [ dʒˈɛnəs bɪtjˈʊla], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s b_ɪ_t_j_ˈʊ_l_a]
How to use "Genus betula" in context?
Betula is a genus of about thirty species of trees and shrubs in the birch family, Betulaceae. The generic name, from the Latin word for birch, is derived from the Old Norse bjartr, meaning "berry". The common name, Birch, is also derived from this.
The genus is native to temperate and boreal regions of the Northern Hemisphere, from North America south to Argentina. They are tall trees or shrubs, with smooth, pale bark.
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