Definition of Helwingia
1. Noun. Deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in low mountains in Japan.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae
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Literary usage of Helwingia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Willdenow, who was the first to describe it, named the plant, represented in fig. 198, the Butcher's-broom Helwingia ..."
2. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"Helwingia, a genus with two species of shrubs, remarkable in this family for ... In Japan Helwingia ranges to southern Yezo, where, in the peninsula south ..."
3. An Elementary Course of Botany: Structural, Physiological and Systematic by Arthur Henfrey (1870)
"Helwingia is unisexual, and is made a type of a distinct Order by Decaisne and others. Its flowers are collected on the midribs of the leaves or bracts, ..."
4. Annales des sciences naturelles by Adolphe Brongniart, Antoine Guillemin, Joseph Decaisne, Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem, Julien Costantin, Pierre Allorge, Louis Blaringhem (1836)
"REMARQUES sur les affinités du genre Helwingia, et établissement de la famille des ... Helwingia ..."