[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˈɛdɪlˌanθəs], [ dʒˈɛnəs pˈɛdɪlˌanθəs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˈɛ_d_ɪ_l_ˌa_n_θ_ə_s]
Related words: plant genus pedilanthus, what is a plant genus, list of plant genera, plant classification by genus, plant species by genus, classification of plants by genus, classification of plants by type of plant
How to use "Genus pedilanthus" in context?
Pedilanthus is a genus of about 30 species of evergreen shrubs or tree-like plants in the olive family. Native to the warm temperate or tropical regions of the Americas, they are grown as ornamental plants in Europe and North America.
The genus is composed of mostly low-lying shrubs and small trees, typically reaching a height of 5-10 m, with a trunk diameter of up to 1.5 m. They have simple, mostly alternate, leaves with a petiole and a sharply toothed margin.
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