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(Plants) a member of the Photinia genus of small trees and large shrubs thought to be restricted to Asia, grown esp for their decorative white flowers and red fruits
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Noun1.Photinia - genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits; in some classifications includes genus Heteromeles
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
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and Lithocarpus glabra, and sporadic deciduous broadleaved trees such as Stranvaesia davidiana and Carpinus cordata, and the forest floor is mainly covered with F.
(6) Abbotsbury still contains many of his rarities today, including the tallest Pterocarya fraxinifolia in the country and the only Villarsia mucronata known growing outdoors in Britain, besides the largest British specimen of Stranvaesia nussia (in the genus named after him, now renamed Photinia).
If you have plenty of space, Stranvaesia davidiana salicifolia will soon fill it.