Definition of Photinia

1. Noun. Genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits; in some classifications includes genus Heteromeles.

Exact synonyms: Genus Photinia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family



Definition of Photinia

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Photinia'' of small trees and large shrubs in the ''Rosaceae'' family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Photinia

1. a type of shrub [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photinia

phosvitin
phosvitins
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phot-
photalgia
photaugiaphobia
photechic effect
photesthesia
photic
photic driving
photic stimulation
photic zone
photically
photics
photini
photinia
photinias
photino
photinos
photism
photisms
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photo-
photo-degradation
photo-electrotype
photo-engraving
photo-epinasty
photo-essay
photo-essays
photo-offset

Literary usage of Photinia

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1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"KEY TO THE SPECIES OF Photinia * Leaves deciduous ; flowers in corymbs 1^—3 inches ... SMOOTH PhotiniaPhotinia glabra. A. Shrub or small tree to 20 feet ..."

2. Gartenflora: Monatsschrift Fur Deutsche und Schweizerische Garten- und by Eduard Regel (1868)
"... Pelargonium, Periploca graeca, Pharbitis tyrian- thina, Phillyrea, Phlox ausdauernde Arten, Photinia glabra, Plumbago, ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Photinia GLABRA, is common in China *D-1 ornamental. It is a noble evergreen, »lach m the winter becomes covered with bunches of reil berries. ..."

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