Definition of Philadelphus coronarius

1. Noun. Large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes.

Exact synonyms: Mock Orange, Syringa
Group relationships: Genus Philadelphus
Generic synonyms: Philadelphus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philadelphus Coronarius

Phidias
Phil
Phil.
Phil Anderson
Philadelphaceae
Philadelphia
Philadelphia chromosome
Philadelphia chromosomes
Philadelphia cocktail
Philadelphia fleabane
Philadelphia lawyer
Philadelphia lawyers
Philadelphia pepper pot
Philadelphian
Philadelphians
Philadelphus coronarius (current term)
Philaenus
Philaenus spumarius
Philautus steineri
Philautus stuarti
Philautus surrufus
Philem.
Philemon
Philibert Delorme
Philibert de l'Orme
Philip
Philip's glands
Philip Anderson
Philip Augustus

Literary usage of Philadelphus coronarius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Philadelphus coronarius. Syringa, the common name of Philadelphus, is identical with the generic name of the lilac. This arises from the use of Syringa by ..."

2. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The commonest species, MOCK ORANGE or SYRINGA — Philadelphus coronarius— grows to the height of 10 feet with upright branches having clusters of 5 to 9 ..."

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