Definition of Chaenomeles
1. Noun. Flowering quince.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Flowering Quince
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaenomeles
Literary usage of Chaenomeles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The genus Chaenomeles, often included under Cydonia, ia easily distinguished by the serrate or crenate chartaceous Ivs. and the connate styles. 1184. ..."
2. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... along with Chaenomeles Lindl. and Cydonia, as independent genera. The same may be said of Mespilus; and it must be allowed that the character which K ..."
3. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Chaenomeles. Japanese Quince. Deciduous firm-leaved shrubs, with typically axillary spines; with roundish rather slender twigs; irregular rounded ..."
4. A Naturalist in Western China, with Vasculum, Camera, and Gun: Being Some by Ernest Henry Wilson, Charles Sprague Sargent (1913)
"... V. propinquum, T he a cuspidata, Rubus parvifolius.and many other species. Chaenomeles sinensis with red, ..."