genus Heteromeles

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Noun1.genus Heteromeles - one species: toyongenus Heteromeles - one species: toyon; in some classifications included in genus Photinia
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
Heteromeles arbutifolia, Photinia arbutifolia, tollon, toyon, Christmas berry, Christmasberry - ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia