Definition of Bryanthus

1. Noun. Procumbent Old World mat-forming evergreen shrub with racemes of pinkish-white flowers.

Group relationships: Genus Bryanthus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bryanthus

bruvver
bruvvers
brux
bruxed
bruxer
bruxers
bruxes
bruxing
bruxism
bruxisms
bruxist
bruxistic
bruxists
bruxomania
bryalean
bryanthus (current term)
brynge
bryological
bryologies
bryologist
bryologists
bryology
bryonies
bryonin
bryony
bryophyllum
bryophyllums
bryophyte
bryophytes
bryophytic

Literary usage of Bryanthus

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1. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"bryanthus erectus, syn. Menziesia erecta, with something mongrel-like in its aspect, is a most beautiful thing, with heads or clusters of pink flowers in ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Often united with bryanthus, which is easily distinguished by its 4-cleft rotate corolla. The mountain heaths are heath-like, with small leaves and handsome ..."

3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"... 5-celled—Trailing evergreen shrubs, natives of Asia and North America. *~ 1. B. GMF/LIN/ D. Don. Gmelin's bryanthus. 3. p. R33. ..."

4. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"bryanthus, Steller, Gray. (Incl. PHYLLODOCE, Salisb.) Calyx of 5 or rarely 4 sepals, imbricated in the bud. Corolla campanulate and more or less deeply ..."

5. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1907)
"In swampy places at Lake Louise, in the Yoho Valley, and at Glacier. bryanthus ... Lakes Louise, Agnes, and O'Hara, the Yoho Valley and Glacier. bryanthus ..."

6. Index Kewensis plantarum phanerogamarum by Théophile Durand, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Davis Prain, Arthur William Hill, Royal Gardens, Sir Edward James Salisbury (1908)
"IK] aleutica, AA Heller, Muhlenbergia, i. l ; Makino, —Am. bor. occ. ; As. bor. or. Breweri, AA Heller, lc (=>bryanthus ..."

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