Definition of Helwingia

1. Noun. Deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in low mountains in Japan.

Exact synonyms: Genus Helwingia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helwingia

Helvella crispa
Helvella esculenta
Helvella sulcata
Helvellaceae
Helvetia
Helvetian
Helvetians
Helvetic
Helvetica
Helvetism
Helvetisms
Helweg
Helweg's bundle
Helweg-Larssen
Helweg-Larssen syndrome
Helwingia (current term)
Helxine
Helxine soleirolia
Hemachatus
Hemachatus haemachatus
Hemant
Hemerobiidae
Hemerocallidaceae
Hemerocallis flava
Hemerocallis lilio-asphodelus
Hemiascomycetes
Hemigalus
Hemigalus hardwickii
Hemigrammus
Heming

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 ..."

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