Definition of Genus Chimonanthus
1. Noun. Small genus of Asian deciduous or evergreen shrubs having fragrant flowers: winter sweet.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Calycanthaceae, Calycanthus Family, Family Calycanthaceae, Strawberry-shrub Family
Member holonyms: Chimonanthus Praecox, Japan Allspice, Japanese Allspice, Winter Sweet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chimonanthus
Literary usage of Genus Chimonanthus
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1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"An order of two genera only—our Calycanthus, comprising North America three species, and the Japanese genus, Chimonanthus, having but one species. ..."