Definition of Lyonia ligustrina

1. Noun. Deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers.

Exact synonyms: He-huckleberry, Male Berry, Maleberry, Privet Andromeda
Group relationships: Genus Lyonia, Lyonia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyonia Ligustrina

Lyndsey
Lynette
Lynn
Lynn Fontanne
Lynne
Lynnette
Lynx
Lynx canadensis
Lynx caracal
Lynx lynx
Lynx pardina
Lynx rufus
Lyon
Lyonia
Lyonia ligustrina (current term)
Lyonia lucida
Lyonia mariana
Lyonnais
Lyonnaise sauce
Lyons
Lyotardian
Lyra
Lyrid
Lyrids
Lyrurus
Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi
Lyrurus tetrix
Lys

Literary usage of Lyonia ligustrina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Lyonia ligustrina pubescens. ALFRED REHDER. ANDROPOGON (Greek, aner, man, and pogon, beard, referring to the silky hairs on the spikelets of some species). ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Lyonia ligustrina DC. Prodr. 7: 599. 1839. X. ligustrina Britton, Mem. Torr. Club 4: 135. 1894. A much branched shrub, 3°-12° high, the twigs pu- ..."

3. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"E HEATH FAMILY Lyonia ligustrina, (L.) DC. White Male Berry, Privet Andromeda, May-July White Alder, Pepper Bush, White-wood, Seedy Buckberry. ..."

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