Definition of Genus Daphne
1. Noun. Usually evergreen Eurasian shrubs.
Group relationships: Daphne Family, Family Thymelaeaceae, Thymelaeaceae
Member holonyms: Daphne
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Daphne
Literary usage of Genus Daphne
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and occurring in the bark and blossoms of certain species of plants belonging to the genus Daphne. It is slightly soluble in cold water, from which it ..."
2. Forestry and Forest Products: Prize Essays of the Edinburgh International by Hugh Robert Mill, John Rattray (1885)
"These are planted out in rows a foot apart in February. There are numerous varieties cultivated in gardens. THE DAPHNE. . genus Daphne, order ..."
3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"There is a striking concentration of several species of the genus Daphne on a strictly limited irea in the mountainous parts of Southern Europe. ..."