genus Syringa


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Related to genus Syringa: lilac
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Noun1.genus Syringa - genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
lilac - any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
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To appreciate how many wonderful species and hybrids there are, take a look at Lilacs: The Genus Syringa by the late Fr John L Fiala (Timber Press, 266pp, pounds 25).