Definition of Genus Menziesia
1. Noun. Deciduous shrubs of North America and eastern Asia.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: False Azalea, Fool's Huckleberry, Menziesia Ferruginea, Menziesia Pilosa, Minnie Bush, Minniebush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Menziesia
Literary usage of Genus Menziesia
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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"... and Lab. north to the Arctic regions and Alaska. 1 It is extremely improbable that the genus Menziesia under any conditions produces an ovate leaf. ..."
2. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"... read in the Linnean Society Oct. 6, 1781, to refer this plant to the genus Menziesia. Vide Transactions of the Linnean Society, vol. vi. p. 323. ..."
3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1842)
"There is a small tribe of peat-loving plants, resembling Heaths, and which might very properly be associated with them, included in the genus Menziesia. ..."
4. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1856)
"Another beautiful tribe, closely allied to the foregoing, is the genus Menziesia, which admits as much facility in its culture as the Heaths ; they are ..."