Definition of Genus Daphne

1. Noun. Usually evergreen Eurasian shrubs.

Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Daphne Family, Family Thymelaeaceae, Thymelaeaceae
Member holonyms: Daphne

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Daphne

genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne (current term)
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus
genus Davallia
genus Daviesia
genus Decapterus
genus Decumaria

Literary usage of Genus Daphne

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

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. ..."

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