Definition of Genus philadelphus
1. Noun. Mock orange: type and sole genus of the subfamily Philadelphaceae; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae.
Group relationships: Philadelphaceae, Subfamily Philadelphaceae
Member holonyms: Philadelphus, Mock Orange, Philadelphus Coronarius, Syringa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Philadelphus
Literary usage of Genus philadelphus
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1. Forestry and Forest Products: Prize Essays of the Edinburgh International by Hugh Robert Mill, John Rattray (1885)
"Daphne mezereum, the mezereon, a doubtful native, is propagated in the same manner. THE PHILADELPHIA OR MOCK ORANGE. genus philadelphus, order ..."
2. Memoirs by Horticultural Society of New York (1904)
"All of the genus Philadelphus, including all of the commoner forms offered in the trade, have proved perfectly hardy. In the gooseberry family nearly ..."