Definition of Genus fothergilla

1. Noun. Small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Fothergilla
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Witch-hazel Family
Member holonyms: Fothergilla, Witch Alder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Fothergilla

genus Fissurella
genus Fistularia
genus Fistulina
genus Flacourtia
genus Flammulina
genus Flindersia
genus Foeniculum
genus Fomes
genus Forestiera
genus Forficula
genus Formica
genus Formicarius
genus Forsythia
genus Fortunella
genus Fossa
genus Fothergilla
genus Fouquieria
genus Fragaria
genus Francisella
genus Francoa
genus Frankliniella
genus Frasera
genus Fratercula
genus Fraxinus
genus Freesia
genus Fregata
genus Fremontia
genus Fremontodendron
genus Fringilla
genus Fritillaria

Literary usage of Genus fothergilla

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1. A naturalist in western China: with vasculum, camera, and gun; being some by Ernest Henry Wilson, Charles Sprague Sargent (1913)
"... is more important in the number of genera in eastern continental Asia than in eastern North America, where there is one endemic genus, Fothergilla. ..."

2. A Narrative of the Proceedings at the Celebration of the Centenary of by James Henry Barber, James Hack Tuke, John Stephenson Rowntree (1879)
"... Rhododendrons, Maples, and other shrubs from the Western hemisphere, and to honour his memory, an American shrub, the genus Fothergilla, was named after ..."

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