Definition of Genus philadelphus

1. Noun. Mock orange: type and sole genus of the subfamily Philadelphaceae; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Philadelphus

genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris
genus Phellodendron
genus Phenacomys
genus Philadelphus
genus Philaenus
genus Phillyrea
genus Philodendron
genus Philohela
genus Philomachus
genus Philophylla
genus Phlebodium
genus Phlebotomus
genus Phleum
genus Phlomis
genus Phlox
genus Phoca
genus Phocaena
genus Phoenicophorium

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 ..."

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