Definition of Genus Kalmia
1. Noun. Erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel.
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Kalmia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kalmia
Literary usage of Genus Kalmia
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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, ..."