Definition of Genus Halesia
1. Noun. Deciduous small trees or shrubs of China and eastern North America.
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
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 ..."