Lyonia
Lyonia Lyonia prop. n. A genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of the U. S. to the Antilles and eastern Asia to Himalaya.

Syn: genus {Lyonia}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Lyonia — is a genus name in biology:*In animals dagger; Lyonia (brachiopod) Archbold, 1983 (Brachiopoda: Strophomenida) *In plants Lyonia (Ericaceae) (Magnoliophyta: Ericaceae) …   Wikipedia

  • Lyonĭa — Nutt., Gattung der Erikazeen, Sträucher mit wechselnden oder immergrünen, häufig mit Schildhaaren besetzten Blättern, fünflappigem, schüsselförmigem Kelch, kugelig krugförmiger Blumenkrone mit kleinem Saum und fünf hellen, herablaufenden… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lyonia —   Lyonia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lyonia — noun evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya • Syn: ↑genus Lyonia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lyonia — ID 50803 Symbol Key LYONI Common Name staggerbush Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, PR, RI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lyonia — ▪ plant genus       genus of about 35 species of shrubs, of the heath family (Ericaceae), notable for its attractive white or pinkish flowers and dense foliage. All occur in North America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The leaves are alternate, have… …   Universalium

  • lyonia — ly·o·nia …   English syllables

  • Lyonia (Ericaceae) — Taxobox name = Lyonia image width = 230px image caption = Lyonia ovalifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Lyonia genus authority = Nutt. Lyonia (Staggerbush) is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Lyonia elliptica — Taxobox status = EN | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Lyonia species = L. elliptica binomial = Lyonia elliptica binomial authority = (C.Wright ex …   Wikipedia

  • Lyonia jamaicensis — Taxobox status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Lyonia species = L. jamaicensis binomial = Lyonia jamaicensis binomial authority = (Sw.) …   Wikipedia

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