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.

Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea Family, Hydrangeaceae
Member holonyms: Deutzia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Deutzia

genus Dendromecon
genus Denisonia
genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia
genus Dermochelys
genus Derris
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia (current term)
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera
genus Dicamptodon
genus Dicentra
genus Diceros
genus Dichondra
genus Dicranopteris
genus Dicranum
genus Dicrostonyx

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, ..."

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