Definition of Genus Arbutus

1. Noun. Large evergreen shrubs and trees of southern Europe and western North America: strawberry tree; madrona.

Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Arbutus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arbutus

genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia
genus Aramus
genus Aranea
genus Araneus
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus (current term)
genus Arca
genus Arcella
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus

Literary usage of Genus Arbutus

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1. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... and also a species referred to the existing genus Arbutus. The Rhododendrons, which some writers make the type of a distinct family, are represented by ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Handsome evergreen shrubs, though generally with less conspicuous fls. and frs. than those of the allied genus Arbutus. Some Cent. ..."

3. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... and also a species referred to the existing genus Arbutus. The Rhododendrons, which some writers make the type of a distinct family, are represented by ..."

4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The attractive trees of the genus Arbutus have species in world of which 9 are native to Mexico (González and González 1992). ..."

5. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"... belonging to the genus Arbutus, which occur in the far Western States, and a single tree-like form of the Cranberry group—the Sparkleberry belonging to ..."

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