Definition of Genus Pyracantha

1. Noun. Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries.

Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Fire Thorn, Firethorn, Pyracanth, Pyracantha

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pyracantha

genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha (current term)
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium
genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera

Literary usage of Genus Pyracantha

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

1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"Usually small shrubs rarely 10 feet high ; hardy to Massachusetts if somewhat protected, genus Pyracantha, often called ..."

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