Definition of Philadelphaceae
1. Noun. One genus; usually included in family Hydrangeaceae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea Family, Hydrangeaceae
Member holonyms: Genus Philadelphus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philadelphaceae
Literary usage of Philadelphaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1864)
"Again, in the Philadelphaceae, there are, in Philadelphus, staminal groups, the development of which, as described by Payer, is strikingly like that in ..."
2. Garden Flowers: How to Cultivate Them. A Treatise on the Culture of Hardy by Edward Sprague Rand (1866)
"[Philadelphaceae.] Handsome hardy deciduous shrubs, very ornamental in both garden and shrubbery. Propagated by suckers and layers. ..."
3. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"Deutzia gracilis,' being the description and history of a hardy shrub of the order Philadelphaceae, introduced from Japan, by Dr. Siebold. ..."