According to Pherenikos , a Greek epic of an indefinite, perhaps Hellenistic period, she was a hamadryad , one of those nymphs who live in trees and are closely connected with the fate of the tree. In the genealogy of the Hamadryads handed down by Pherenikos at Athenaios , she is a daughter of Oxylos , the son of Oreios , and his sister Hamadryas . Her sisters, whose names were handed down to Athenaios, were Karya , Balanos , Orea , Aigeiros , and Ptelea, Ampelos and Syke . In addition, according to Pherenikos, she had other sisters. The name of each of these daughters was the inspiration for the Greek name of a tree species, Kraneia for the cornel , Aigeiros for the black poplar , Ptelea for the elm and Balanos for the acorn .
- Pherenikos in Athenaios, Deipnosophistai 3, 78 B
- Heinrich Wilhelm Stoll : Kraneia . In: Wilhelm Heinrich Roscher (Hrsg.): Detailed lexicon of Greek and Roman mythology . Volume 2.1, Leipzig 1894, column 1406 ( ).
- Heinrich Wilhelm Stoll : Hamadryads . In: Wilhelm Heinrich Roscher (Hrsg.): Detailed lexicon of Greek and Roman mythology . Volume 1,2, Leipzig 1890, Sp. 1827 ( ).