Definition of Genus cotoneaster
1. Noun. Genus of deciduous or evergreen Old World shrubs widely cultivated.
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Cotoneaster
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cotoneaster
Literary usage of Genus cotoneaster
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1. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... Shrubs or trees with deciduous stipules. I. With stony fruits. In the genus Cotoneaster, the fruits project above the receptacle : in ..."
2. Aristocrats of the Garden by Ernest Henry Wilson (1917)
"The Old World genus Cotoneaster includes some of the most beautiful of all berried plants and many of them are suitable for rockeries. ..."
3. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1857)
"... most of the genus; Cotoneaster microphylla, trained on a wall, or as standards; Daphne, any of the hardy species ; Escallonia macrantha ¡ Fabiana ..."
4. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1857)
"... Berberis, many evergreen species; Buxus balearica ; Cistus, most of the genus; Cotoneaster microphylla, trained on a wall, or as standards; Daphne, ..."
5. Journal of the International Garden Club by International Garden Club (1918)
"This is one of the most ornamental species of the genus. Cotoneaster Henryana is a shrub with branches semi-prostrate, and leaves about three inches long, ..."