Definitions

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  • n. Any member of the genus Photinia of small trees and large shrubs in the Rosaceae family.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of rosaceous shrubs and trees, of the tribe Pomeæ, known by the evergreen leaves and one- to five-celled berry-like pome, with thin partitions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

  • That case stems from his January 2008 arrest at a photinia

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  • Cornmeal will help control all diseases on photinia, Indian hawthorn, roses, fruit trees, turf and seed flats.

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  • For favorite evergreen shrubs that can be espaliered, Garland Nursery's Karen Hobson lists the following: waxleaf privet (Ligustrum texanum), cotoneaster parneyi, euonymous japonica (many varieties), loropetalum, ceanothus, and photinia.

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  • "Try pairing broader or wider plants with ones that are known for being compact such as 'Petite Rouge' Photinia, the most compact photinia ideal for small spaces or mass plantings."

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  • Even photinia, that most unruly of shrubs, is clipped into smooth curtains.

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  • Finally too close for comfort, it turned a bit such that it faced the photinia bushes where an easy escape could be made.

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  • Still, more filler was needed, and some feather boas (one brown and one white cut into two pieces) seemed an inexpensive solution, although clippings from the nandina, photinia or boxwoods in the yard also could have been used but would need to be replaced periodically.

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  • The male robbery victim shot one of the suspects, identified as Steve Blair, 15, of Marrero, while the two other suspects fled the area. photinia

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  • Another doctor, Anna Pou, and two nurses were arrested in connection with the deaths at Memorial but a photinia

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