Walnut

Juglans
Juglans major Morton.jpg
Juglans major
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fagales
Family:Juglandaceae
Genus:Juglans

Walnut trees, genus Juglans, are plants which mostly grow in the northern hemisphere. They can reach ten to forty metres (30-130 ft) in height. They are used for timber. The wood is very hard, and dark in color. It is mostly used in furniture.

The fruit is eaten and can be used to make oil. The fruit of Juglans are called walnuts. Material of the walnut's outer casing was used by Native American tribes to poison fish.

Walnut trees grow from Europe eastwards to the Himalayas and southwest China. In America they are found in places from Canada to Argentina.

Other Languages
العربية: جوز (جنس)
azərbaycanca: Qoz
беларуская: Арэх
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Арэх
български: Орех
བོད་ཡིག: སྟར་ཤིང་།
bosanski: Orah
català: Noguer
Cebuano: Juglans
čeština: Ořešák
Deutsch: Walnüsse
ދިވެހިބަސް: ސިކުނޑި ބަދަން
dolnoserbski: Wórješyna
eesti: Pähklipuu
Ελληνικά: Καρυδιά (φυτό)
English: Juglans
español: Juglans
Esperanto: Juglando (genro)
euskara: Intxaurrondo
فارسی: درخت گردو
français: Noyer
galego: Nogueira
한국어: 호두나무속
հայերեն: Ընկուզենի
hornjoserbsce: Włóska worješina
hrvatski: Orah
Bahasa Indonesia: Juglans
italiano: Juglans
қазақша: Жаңғақ
kurdî: Gûz
Кыргызча: Жаңгактар
лакку: Гьивхь
Latina: Juglans
latviešu: Riekstkoki
lietuvių: Riešutmedis
magyar: Dió
македонски: Орев
മലയാളം: അക്രോട്ട്
مازِرونی: اقوز
Bahasa Melayu: Walnut
Nederlands: Juglans
日本語: クルミ
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅਖਰੋਟ (ਰੁੱਖ)
português: Juglans
Runa Simi: Tuqti
русский: Орех (род)
shqip: Arra
slovenčina: Orech (rod)
کوردی: گوێز
српски / srpski: Орах
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Orah
தமிழ்: அக்ரூட்
Türkçe: Ceviz
українська: Горіх (рід)
Tiếng Việt: Chi Óc chó
Winaray: Juglans
吴语: 蒲桃
粵語: 合桃
Zazaki: Goz
中文: 胡桃