Definition of Lyonia

1. Noun. Evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya.




Definition of Lyonia

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Lyonia'' of staggerbushes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyonia

lyncomicin
lyne
lynes
lynestrenol
lyngbya toxins
lynx
lynx-eyed
lynx spider
lynx spiders
lynxes
lynxlike
lyo-
lyocell
lyoenzyme
lyolysis
lyonia (current term)
lyonias
lyoniresinol
lyonium
lyoniums
lyonization
lyonnaise
lyonsite
lyophil
lyophile
lyophiled
lyophilic
lyophilic colloid
lyophilisate
lyophilisation

Literary usage of Lyonia

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1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"lyonia, Andromeda, OF AUTHORS. Derivations. This genus was named lyonia, in commemoration of Mr. John Lyon, an indefatigable English collector of North ..."

2. The Annals of Horticulture (1848)
"In a wild state it grows from forty to sixty feet high. lyonia ... It flowers in May and June. A native of Virginia and Carolina. lyonia ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1886)
"lyonia, Nutt. Gen. i. 2G6 ; Beuth. & Hook. Gen. ii. 587. ... lyonia arbórea, Don, 1. c. — Rich woods, Penn., Ohio, and along the ..."

4. Botany of the Southern States by John Darby (1860)
"A. (Walt) (lyonia ferruginea, Nutt.) A shrub, with flexuous branches. ... (lyonia rígida, Nutt) A small tree, with rigid branches. ..."

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