Difference between revisions of "Hazel"

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
(Resources and Citations)
Line 14: Line 14:
 
==Resources and Citations==
 
==Resources and Citations==
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "filbert." Accessded: 30 Oct. 2004 .
+
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "filbert." Accessed: 30 Oct. 2004 .
  
* WVirginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
+
* Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  
 
* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazel (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
 
* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazel (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)

Revision as of 07:50, 6 September 2020

American hazelnut Corylus americana

Description

A small deciduous tree or large shrub (Corylus avellana, Corylus americana or Corylus maxima) native to the northern hemisphere. Hazel trees are grown ornamentally and for their nuts. The edible hazelnuts, also called filberts, from these deciduous plants produce an oil, (hazelnut oil) that is similar to Walnut oil.

Synonyms and Related Terms

hazel wood; filbert; cob nut; hazelnut oil; Corylus avellana (Common hazel); Corylus americana (American filbert, American hazel); Corylus maxima (European filbert); avellanos (Esp.); hassel (Dan.); Haselstrauch (Deut.); hazelaar (Ned.); hazelnoten (Ned.); leszczyn (Pol.); noisetier (Fr.); nocciolo (It.); aveleira (Port.)

Hazelnuts

Physical and Chemical Properties

Nuts = 1-3 cm long and 1-2 cm in diameter, edible

Resources and Citations

  • Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

Retrieved from "http://cameo.mfa.org/index.php?title=Hazel&oldid=80311"