Definition of Astilbe japonica

1. Noun. A Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming.

Exact synonyms: Spiraea, Spirea
Generic synonyms: Astilbe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astilbe Japonica

Aster novi-belgii
Aster ptarmicoides
Aster shortii
Aster tripolium
Aster turbinellis
Asteridae
Asterix
Asterococcus
Asteroidea
Asterope
Astghik
Asthana
Asti
Astilbe biternata
Astilbe chinensis pumila
Astilbe japonica (current term)
Astley
Astlik
Aston
Astor
Astraea
Astraeus
Astragalus alpinus
Astragalus danicus
Astragalus glycyphyllos
Astrakhan
Astrantia major
Astreus
Astreus hygrometricus
Astreus pteridis

Literary usage of Astilbe japonica

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1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"A well-known plant in May and June is Astilbe japonica, incorrectly called ... is to be commended as TT~ ' Astilbe japonica. J/Ja spring flower. ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"It became apparent, therefore, that the paper did not deal with Spiraea ja/>onica Linn, f., but with Astilbe japonica Gray ..."

3. A Digest of the United States Tariff and Customs Laws: With a Schedule of by United States, Samuel Thomas Morgan, William Henry Masson, Charles H. Morgan (1895)
"... ptelea; spireas, except astilbe japonica; wiegela; all deciduous trees, such as maple (acer ... spiraea japonica (astilbe japonica) (TD March 30, 1895). ..."

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