Definition of Genus Kalmia

1. Noun. Erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel.

Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Kalmia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kalmia

genus Jacksonia
genus Jacquinia
genus Jaculus
genus Jambos
genus Jamesonia
genus Jasminum
genus Jatropha
genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella
genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia (current term)
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya
genus Kenyapithecus
genus Keteleeria
genus Khaya
genus Kiggelaria
genus Kinosternon
genus Kirkia
genus Klebsiella
genus Knightia
genus Kniphofia
genus Kobus

Literary usage of Genus Kalmia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Don, Miller's Diet. genus Kalmia consists of low evergreen shrubs, highly ornamental in their foliage and ..."

2. Collections for an Essay Towards a Materia Medica of the United States by Benjamin Smith Barton (1900)
"NEARLY allied to the Rhododendron is the genus Kalmia. Of this we have several species, and all of them are poisons. The Kalmia latifolia, or Broad-leaved ..."

3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus KALMIA, Linn. BB. Flowers small, in compound racemes; fruit a fleshy drupe; bark shed in thin scales. (K. latifolia) MOUNTAIN LAUREL 3. ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1843)
"... exposures in a damp soil.f The genus Kalmia, or Laurel, of our woods, and its congener, the Pennsylvania Mountain Laurel Rhododendron maximum, ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Genus Kalmia on!Search for Genus Kalmia on!Search for Genus Kalmia on Google!Search for Genus Kalmia on Wikipedia!