Definition of Genus 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.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Photinia
Literary usage of Genus Photinia
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1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"So we think it evident that the aestivation of the corolla furnishes no characters for the division of the genus Photinia. Finally, as to the proper ..."
2. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of by George Long, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1846)
"Tin-re i~< five other species described, natives of Л«*. •*" " probably be cultivated with success. The species of the genus Photinia are ..."
3. Mikrographie des Holzes der auf Java vorkommenden Baumarten: Im Auftrage des by Hindrik Haijo Janssonius, Jan Willem Moll, Sijfert Hendrik Koorders (1914)
"... 25: von DURAND wird das Genus Eriobotrya zu dem genus Photinia gebracht; ENGLER und PRANTL teilen mit daß Photinia und Eriobotrya mehr durch die Tracht ..."