[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˌɪɹɐkˈanθə], [ dʒˈɛnəs pˌɪɹɐkˈanθə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˌɪ_ɹ_ɐ_k_ˈa_n_θ_ə]
Synonyms for Genus pyracantha:
How to use "Genus pyracantha" in context?
The Genus Pyracantha is made up of about 250 species of trees and shrubs in the family Plumaceae. They are native to subtropical and tropical regions of the world. They are known for their thorny branches and leaves. There are a few species that are grown as ornamentals in the temperate zones, but they are not as common as the tropical species.
One of the most common species of Pyracantha is the Japanese Pyracantha. It is a medium-sized tree that can reach a height of 12 to 15 feet. The leaves are ellipsoidal, acuminate and lanceolate.
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