Definition of Genus fothergilla
1. Noun. Small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Witch-hazel Family
Member holonyms: Fothergilla, Witch Alder
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Literary usage of Genus fothergilla
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1. A naturalist in western China: with vasculum, camera, and gun; being some by Ernest Henry Wilson, Charles Sprague Sargent (1913)
"... is more important in the number of genera in eastern continental Asia than in eastern North America, where there is one endemic genus, Fothergilla. ..."
2. A Narrative of the Proceedings at the Celebration of the Centenary of by James Henry Barber, James Hack Tuke, John Stephenson Rowntree (1879)
"... Rhododendrons, Maples, and other shrubs from the Western hemisphere, and to honour his memory, an American shrub, the genus Fothergilla, was named after ..."