Definition of Genus Deutzia
1. Noun. Genus of ornamental mostly deciduous shrubs native to Asia and Central America; widespread in cultivation; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae.
Group relationships: Family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea Family, Hydrangeaceae
Member holonyms: Deutzia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Deutzia
Literary usage of Genus Deutzia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... Cotoneaster, most of the genus ; Cytisus, most of the genus; Daphne, most of the genus ; Deutzia, ..."
2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Deutzia DEUTZIA (name given by Thunberg in honour of his friend Johann Deutz). A small genus, comprising only about seven species, of deciduous shrubs ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"The genus Deutzia, originally represented in опт gardens by scabra only, now includes at least seven additional species—viz.,crenata, canescens, sanguínea, ..."