Definition of Phyllodoce

1. Noun. Small genus of evergreen Arctic and alpine shrubs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phyllodoce

Phthorimaea operculella
Phuket
Phunababa
Phycomycetes group
Phyllidae
Phyllis
Phyllitis
Phyllitis scolopendrium
Phyllium
Phyllocladaceae
Phyllocladus
Phyllocladus alpinus
Phyllocladus asplenifolius
Phyllocladus trichomanoides
Phyllodoce (current term)
Phyllodoce breweri
Phyllodoce caerulea
Phylloporus
Phylloporus boletinoides
Phyllorhynchus
Phylloscopus
Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Phyllostachys
Phyllostachys aurea
Phyllostachys bambusoides
Phyllostachys nigra
Phyllostomatidae
Phyllostomidae
Phyllostomus

Literary usage of Phyllodoce

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"PROFESSOR SARS seems to have been amongst the first to notice the young of Phyllodoce*, although he was unaware of the group of Annelids to which his young ..."

2. The Flora of the Alps by Alfred William Bennett (1897)
"Phyllodoce, Salisb. Flowers large, pitcher-shaped, in terminal umbels; sepals 5 ; corolla 5-lobed; stamens 10, not awned. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The genus Phyllodoce has been referred by several botanists to ... Loisel- euria and Phyllodoce. The only species is B. Gmelinii, Don. ..."

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