Definition of Genus Halesia

1. Noun. Deciduous small trees or shrubs of China and eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Halesia
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Styracaceae, Storax Family, Styracaceae, Styrax Family
Member holonyms: Silver Bell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Halesia

genus Habenaria
genus Hackelia
genus Haemanthus
genus Haematobia
genus Haematopus
genus Haematoxylon
genus Haematoxylum
genus Haemodorum
genus Haemopis
genus Haemoproteus
genus Haemulon
genus Hakea
genus Halcyon
genus Haldea
genus Halenia
genus Halesia (current term)
genus Haliaeetus
genus Halicoeres
genus Halimodendron
genus Haliotis
genus Halocarpus
genus Halogeton
genus Hamamelidanthum
genus Hamamelidoxylon
genus Hamamelis
genus Hamamelites
genus Hamelia
genus Haminoea
genus Haplopappus
genus Hardenbergia

Literary usage of Genus Halesia

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1. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"It is sometimes called the •, pond dogwood." THE SNOW-DROP, or SILVER-BELL TREE (genus Halesia). 1076. The family to which this tree belongs, ..."

2. A System of Physiological Botany by Patrick Keith (1816)
"... the Peach, and Apricot. Its figure is for the most part roundish^ as in the Cherry ; or elip- tical, as in the Apricot. In the genus Halesia it ..."

3. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"H. The common name of plants of the genus Halesia. They are all beautiful and valuable shrubs, on account of their ..."

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