deciduous shrubs of North America and eastern Asia
Syn: ↑genus Menziesia
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family

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\\menˈzēzh(ē)ə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Archibald Menzies died 1842 Scottish botanist + New Latin -ia
: a genus of shrubs (family Ericaceae) of No. America and eastern Asia having small bell-shaped flowers and bluish tinged foliage — see false azalea

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  • Menziesia — multiflora Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Menziesia — prop. n. A genus of deciduous shrubs of North America and eastern Asia. Syn: genus {Menziesia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menziesĭa — (M. Sw.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Ericaceae Andromedeae, 1. Ordn. 8. Kl. L.; Arten: M. empetriformis, M. ferruginea, M. globularis, M. polifolia, Sträucher in Nordamerika, Zierpflanzen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Menziesia —   Menziesia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Menziesia — ID 53293 Symbol Key MENZI Common Name menziesia Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CA, GA, ID, MD, MT, NC, OR, PA, SC, TN, VA, WA, WV, WY Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Menziesia Sm. — Symbol MENZI Common Name menziesia Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • menziesia — men·zie·sia …   English syllables

  • Menziesia ferruginea — Systematik Asteriden Ordnung: Heidekrautartige …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Menziesia ferruginea — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Menziesia pilosa — minniebush minniebush n. A low shrub ({Menziesia pilosa}) of the eastern U. S. with downy twigs. Syn: minnie bush, {Menziesia pilosa}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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