Definition of Genus Pyracantha
1. Noun. Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries.
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Fire Thorn, Firethorn, Pyracanth, Pyracantha
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pyracantha
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 ..."