Definition of Genus Hydrangea
1. Noun. Type genus of Hydrangeaceae; large genus of shrubs and some trees and vines with white or pink or blue flower clusters; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae.
Group relationships: Family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea Family, Hydrangeaceae
Member holonyms: Hydrangea, Climbing Hydrangea, Hydrangea Anomala, Hydrangea Arborescens, Wild Hydrangea, Hortensia, Hydrangea Macrophylla Hortensis, Fall-blooming Hydrangea, Hydrangea Paniculata, Climbing Hydrangea, Hydrangea Petiolaris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hydrangea
Literary usage of Genus Hydrangea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"... which are nearly all hardy, and those contained in the genus Hydrangea. GENUS I. HYDRANGEA Lin. THE HYDRANGEA. Un. Syst. ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... by which it is still known in France ; when it was found to belong to the old genus hydrangea, ..."
3. Botany for Beginners by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"Your flower is not therefore of the genus Hydrangea, because it does not fully dgree with the description. 55. SAXIFRAGA. ..."
4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... most of the genus ; Hydrangea, all the genus in moderately warm places ; Laurus nobilis, regalis, ..."
5. Curtis's Botanical Magazine Or Flower-garden Displayedby William Curtis, John Sims by William Curtis, John Sims (1803)
"... of the genus Hydrangea by LINNAEUS, there is no mention made of two different kinds of florets, as in the Viburnum, nor has any author that I am ..."