genus Lyonia


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Noun1.genus Lyonia - evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalayagenus Lyonia - evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Lyonia mariana, stagger bush, staggerbush - deciduous shrub of coastal plain of the eastern United States having nodding pinkish-white flowers; poisonous to stock
he-huckleberry, Lyonia ligustrina, male berry, maleberry, privet andromeda - deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers
fetter bush, Lyonia lucida, shiny lyonia, fetterbush - showy evergreen shrub of southeastern United States with shiny leaves and angled branches and clusters of pink to reddish flowers that resemble an umbel
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The ericad genus Lyonia Nutt, shows patterns in floral morphology consistent with a bumble bee pollination syndrome, including urceolate corollas, poricidal anthers, and pendulous fragrant inflorescences (Faegri and van der Pijl, 1979; Judd, 1981; Navarro et al, 2007; Willmer, 2011).
endemic) and by Arbutus xalapensis Kunth and Arctostaphylos pungens Kunth; the West Indian region, by the genus Lyonia (25 spp.