Definition of Genus Phyllodoce
1. Noun. Small genus of evergreen Arctic and alpine shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Bryanthus Taxifolius, Mountain Heath, Phyllodoce Caerulea, Brewer's Mountain Heather, Phyllodoce Breweri, Purple Heather
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phyllodoce
Literary usage of Genus Phyllodoce
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1. Handy Book of Ornamental Conifers and of Rhododendrons and Other American by Hugh Fraser (1875)
"... is another dwarf evergreen, also referred by some botanists to the genus Phyllodoce. It has a general appearance similar to that of the preceding ..."
2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1852)
"... organs "i the Nereids should be destitute in every species of vibratile cilia. °pment in the branchial appendages of the genus Phyllodoce (fig. ..."