Definition of Azaleastrum
1. Noun. Group of evergreen or deciduous shrubs formerly considered a separate genus; now included in the genus Rhododendron.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Genus Rhododendron
Member holonyms: Azalea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azaleastrum
Literary usage of Azaleastrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"Azaleastrum. Branching shrubs with alternate deciduous leaves and axillary i-3-flowered clusters ; flowers rather large ; corolla saucer-shaped or ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Azaleastrum. found wild, but not yet in cult.—The species is hardy, but difficult to cult.: will probably succeed best on a rockery in a cool and shady ..."
3. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1905)
"... and by its vegetative .characters alone must be held a good geographical subspecies at least. E. Azaleastrum. Akin to E. umbellatum, but strongly suf- ..."
4. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1907)
"Common everywhere in the Rockies. Ledum pal us t re L. Near the road between Banff and Anthracite. Rhododendron albiflorum Hook.; Azaleastrum ..."
5. Bulletin by Canada Experimental Farms Service, Ottawa Canada. Central Experimental Farm, Canada Central Experimental Farm, Ottowa, Experimental Farms Service, Canada (1899)
"Azaleastrum. 1872.—R. albiflorum, HOOK. Northern Rocky Mountains, Oregon, and British Columbia. ..."
6. Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten by Adolf Engler, Robert Knuds Friedrich Pilger, Kurt Krause, Karl Anton Eugen Prantl (1908)
"(Azaleastrum albiflorum (Hook.; Rydb.). S. 40 bei 14. Kalmia L. füge ein: Small (1. c. 886) gründet auf Kalmia hirsuta Walt, die Gattung Kal- miella Small. ..."