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Abelia is a formerly recognized genus that contained about 30 species and hybrids, placed in the honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae.
Actinidia is a genus of woody and, with a few exceptions, dioecious plants native to temperate eastern Asia, occurring throughout most of China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan, and extending north to southeast Siberia and south into Indochina.
Aloe, also written Aloë, is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent plants.
Aralia, or spikenard, is a genus of the family Araliaceae, consisting of 68 accepted species of deciduous or evergreen trees, shrubs, and rhizomatous herbaceous perennials.
Aralia spinosa, commonly known as devil's walkingstick, is a woody species of plants in the genus Aralia, family Araliaceae, native to eastern North America.
Arctostaphylos (arkto bear + staphyle grape) is a genus of plants comprising the manzanitas and bearberries.
Aronia is a genus of deciduous shrubs, the chokeberries, in the family Rosaceae native to eastern North America and most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.
Artemisia is a large, diverse genus of plants with between 200 and 400 species belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae.
Aucuba is a genus of three to ten species of flowering plants, now placed in the family Garryaceae, although formerly classified in the Aucubaceae or Cornaceae.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Azaleas are flowering shrubs in the genus Rhododendron, particularly the former sections Tsutsuji (evergreen) and Pentanthera (deciduous).
Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos.
Berberis, commonly known as barberry, is a large genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from tall, found throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world (apart from Australia).
Bilberries are any of several primarily Eurasian species of low-growing shrubs in the genus Vaccinium (family Ericaceae), bearing edible, nearly black berries.
Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue– or purple–colored berries.
Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
Bougainvillea is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees with flower-like spring leaves near its flowers.
In British English, a "bramble" is any rough (usually wild) tangled prickly shrub—specifically the blackberry bush (Rubus fruticosus)—or any hybrid of similar appearance, with thorny stems.
A branch or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany as a ramus) is a woody structural member connected to but not part of the central trunk of a tree (or sometimes a shrub).
Brugmansia is a genus of seven species of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae.
Buddleja, or Buddleia (also historically given as Buddlea), commonly known as the butterfly bush, is a genus comprising over 140 species of flowering plants endemic to Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Buxus is a genus of about 70 species in the family Buxaceae.
Callicarpa (beautyberry) is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the family Lamiaceae.
Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814.
Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the flowering plant family Ericaceae.
Calycanthus (sweetshrub) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Calycanthaceae, endemic to North America.
Camellia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae.
In biology, the canopy is the aboveground portion of a plant community or crop, formed by the collection of individual plant crowns.
Caragana is a genus of about 80–100 species of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae, native to Asia and eastern Europe.
Carpenteria californica, the sole species in the genus Carpenteria, with the common names tree anemone and bush anemone.
Caryopteris (bluebeard) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae (formerly often placed in the family Verbenaceae).
Cassiope is a genus of 9-12 small shrubby species in the family Ericaceae.
Ceanothus L. is a genus of about 50–60 species of nitrogen-fixing shrubs or small trees in the family Rhamnaceae.
Celastrus, commonly known as staff vine, staff tree or bittersweet, is a genus in the Celastraceae family which comprises about 30-40 species of shrubs and vines.
Ceratostigma, or leadwort, plumbago, is a genus of eight species of flowering plants in the family Plumbaginaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions of Africa and Asia.
Cercocarpus, commonly known as mountain mahogany, is a small genus of five or six species of nitrogen-fixing flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae.
Chaenomeles is a genus of three species of deciduous spiny shrubs, usually 1–3 m tall, in the family Rosaceae.
Chamaebatiaria is a monotypic genus of aromatic shrub in the rose family containing the single species Chamaebatiaria millefolium, which is known by the common names fern bush and desert sweet.
Chamaedaphne calyculata, known commonly as leatherleaf or cassandra, is a perennial dwarf shrub in the plant family Ericaceae and the only species in the genus Chamaedaphne.
Chimonanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Calycanthaceae, endemic to China.
Chionanthus, common name: fringetrees, is a genus of about 150 species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae.
Chiropetalum is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1832.
Choisya is a small genus of aromatic evergreen shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae.
Cistus (from the Greek kistos) is a genus of flowering plants in the rockrose family Cistaceae, containing about 20 species (Ellul et al. 2002).
Clerodendrum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae.
Clethra is a genus of flowering shrubs or small trees described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.
Clianthus, commonly known as kakabeak (kōwhai ngutukākā in Māori), is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae, comprising two species of shrubs native to New Zealand.
Colletia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rhamnaceae, with 15 to 17 species of spiny shrubs.
Colutea is a genus of about 25 species of deciduous flowering shrubs in the legume family Fabaceae, growing from 2–5 m tall, native to southern Europe, north Africa and southwest Asia.
Comptonia is a monotypic genus (containing only Comptonia peregrina) in the family Myricaceae, order Fagales.
Cornus is a genus of about 30–60 species of woody plants in the family Cornaceae, commonly known as dogwoods, which can generally be distinguished by their blossoms, berries, and distinctive bark.
Corylopsis is a genus of nearly 30 species of shrubs in the witch hazel family, Hamamelidaceae, native to eastern Asia with the majority of species endemic in China but with some also in Japan, Korea, and the Himalayas.
Smoketree or smoke bush (Cotinus) is a genus of two species of flowering plants in the family Anacardiaceae, closely related to the sumacs (Rhus).
Cotoneaster is a genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae, native to the Palaearctic region (temperate Asia, Europe, north Africa), with a strong concentration of diversity in the genus in the mountains of southwestern China and the Himalayas.
Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
Crataegus (from the Greek kratos "strength" and akis "sharp", referring to the thorns of some species) commonly called hawthorn, thornapple,Voss, E. G. 1985.
Crinodendron is a botanical genus with 8 species of flowering plants belonging to the family Elaeocarpaceae.
Cytisus is a genus of about 50 species of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae, native to open sites (typically scrub and heathland) in Europe, western Asia and North Africa.
Danae is a monotypic genus of flowering plants.
Daphne (Greek: Δάφνη, meaning "laurel") is a genus of between 70 and 95 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs in the family Thymelaeaceae, native to Asia, Europe and north Africa.
Dasiphora is a genus of three species of shrubs in the rose family Rosaceae, native to Asia, with one species D. fruticosa (shrubby cinquefoil), ranging across the entire cool temperate Northern Hemisphere.
Decaisnea, known commonly as dead man's fingers, blue bean plant or blue sausage fruit, is a genus of flowering plant in the family Lardizabalaceae.
In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.
Dendromecon, the tree poppy, is a genus of one or two species of shrubs to small trees, native to California and northern Baja California.
Dermatophyllum is a genus of three or four species of shrubs and small trees in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family, Fabaceae.
Deutzia is a genus of about 60 species of flowering plants in the family Hydrangeaceae, native to eastern and central Asia (from the Himalayas east to Japan and the Philippines), and Central America and also Europe.
Bush honeysuckle (Diervilla) is genus of three species of deciduous shrubs in the family Caprifoliaceae, all indigenous to eastern North America.
Dirca is a genus of three or four species of flowering plants in the family Thymelaeaceae, native to North America.
Ecological dominance is the degree to which a taxon is more numerous than its competitors in an ecological community, or makes up more of the biomass.
Dracaena (derived from the romanized form of the Ancient Greek δράκαινα – drakaina, "female dragon") is a genus of about 120 species of trees and succulent shrubs.
Drimys is a genus of about eight species of woody evergreen flowering plants, in the family Winteraceae.
Drimys winteri (Winter's bark or canelo) is a slender tree, growing up to tall.
Dryas is a genus of perennial cushion-forming evergreen dwarf shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to the arctic and alpine regions of Europe, Asia and North America.
Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.
Edgeworthia (paper bush) is a genus of plants in the family Thymelaeaceae.
Elaeagnus, silverberry or oleaster, is a genus of about 50–70 species of flowering plants in the family Elaeagnaceae.
Embothrium is a genus of two to eight species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) in the plant family Proteaceae, native to southern South America, in Chile and adjacent western Argentina; the genus occurs as far south as Tierra del Fuego.
Embothrium coccineum, commonly known as the Chilean firetree, Chilean firebush, Notro, or Ciruelillo in Spanish, is a small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Proteaceae.
Empetrum is a genus of three species of dwarf evergreen shrubs in the heath family Ericaceae.
Empetrum nigrum, crowberry, black crowberry, or, in western Alaska, blackberry, is a flowering plant species in the heather family Ericaceae with a near circumboreal distribution in the northern hemisphere.
Enkianthus is a genus of shrubs or small trees in the heath family (Ericaceae).
Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubs, the only genus in its family, Ephedraceae, and order, Ephedrales.
Epigaea is a genus comprising three species of flowering plants in the Ericaceae.
Epigaea repens – known as mayflower or trailing arbutus – is a low, spreading shrub in the Ericaceae family.
Epilobium canum, also known as California fuchsia or Zauschneria, is a species of willowherb in the evening primrose family (Onagraceae).
Erica is a genus of roughly 860 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae.
Eriobotrya is a genus of flowering plants, mostly large evergreen shrubs and small trees in the family Rosaceae, native to woodland in the Himalayas and East Asia.
Escallonia is a genus of shrubs and trees in the Escalloniaceae family.
Eucryphia is a small genus of trees and large shrubs native to the south temperate regions of South America and coastal eastern Australia.
Euonymus is a genus of flowering plants in the staff vine family, Celastraceae.
In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green.
Exochorda is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae, native to China and central Asia (Turkestan).
Fabiana is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, native to dry slopes in western South America.
Fallugia is a monotypic genus of shrub containing the single species Fallugia paradoxa, which is known by the common names Apache plume and ponil.
Fatsia is a small genus of three species of evergreen shrubs native to southern Japan and Taiwan.
The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.
Forsythia is a genus of flowering plants in the olive family Oleaceae.
Fothergilla (witch alder) is a genus of two or three species of flowering plants in the family Hamamelidaceae, native to woodland and swamps of the southeastern United States.
Franklinia is a monotypic genus in the tea plant family, Theaceae.
Fremontodendron, with the common names fremontia, flannelbush, and flannel bush, is a genus of three known species of shrubs native to the Southwestern United States and northwest Mexico.
Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees.
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.
Garrya is a genus of flowering plants in the family Garryaceae, native to Mexico, the western United States, Central America and the Greater Antilles.
Gaultheria is a genus of about 135 species of shrubs in the family Ericaceae.
Gaultheria shallon is a leathery-leaved shrub in the heather family (Ericaceae), native to western North America.
Gaylussacia is a genus of about fifty species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to the Americas, where they occur in eastern North America and in South America in the Andes and the mountains of southeastern Brazil (the majority of the known species).
Genista is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae, native to open habitats such as moorland and pasture in Europe and western Asia.
Genisteae is a tribe of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants in the subfamily Faboideae of the legume family Fabaceae.
Gordonia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae, related to Franklinia, Camellia and Stewartia.
Gordonia lasianthus (loblolly-bay, holly-bay, gordonia, or bay) is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree or shrub found in acidic, swampy soils of pinelands and bays on the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains of the southeastern United States.
Grevillea is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the family Proteaceae, native to rainforest and more open habitats in Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Sulawesi and other Indonesian islands east of the Wallace Line.
Griselinia is a genus of seven species of shrubs and trees, with a highly disjunct distribution native to New Zealand and South America.
Hakea (pin-cushion tree) is a genus of 149 species of shrubs and small trees in the Proteaceae, native to Australia and surrounding islands.
Halesia, also known as silverbell or snowdrop tree, is a small genus of four or five species of deciduous large shrubs or small trees in the family Styracaceae.
Halimium (rockrose, false sun-rose, or halimium) is a genus of 12 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen subshrubs in the family Cistaceae, closely related to Cistus.
A heath is a shrubland habitat found mainly on free-draining infertile, acidic soils and is characterised by open, low-growing woody vegetation.
Hebe is a genus of plants native to New Zealand, Rapa in French Polynesia, the Falkland Islands, and South America.
Hedera, commonly called ivy (plural ivies), is a genus of 12–15 species of evergreen climbing or ground-creeping woody plants in the family Araliaceae, native to western, central and southern Europe, Macaronesia, northwestern Africa and across central-southern Asia east to Japan and Taiwan.
Height is the measure of vertical distance, either how "tall" something or someone is, or how "high" the position is.
Helianthemum, known as rock rose, sunrose, rushrose, or frostweed, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Herbaceous plants (in botanical use frequently simply herbs) are plants that have no persistent woody stem above ground.
Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae.
Hippophae is a genus of sea buckthorns, deciduous shrubs in the family Elaeagnaceae.
Hoheria is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae.
Ilex, or holly, is a genus of 400 to 600 species of flowering plants in the family Aquifoliaceae, and the only living genus in that family.
Holodiscus (syn. Sericotheca) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae, native to the Americas, from southwestern British Columbia, Canada and the western United States south to Bolivia.
Holodiscus discolor, commonly known as ocean spray or oceanspray, creambush, or ironwood, is a shrub of western North America.
Honeysuckles (Lonicera,; syn. Caprifolium Mill.) are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere.
Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants (fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar).
Huckleberry is a name used in North America for several plants in the family Ericaceae, in two closely related genera: Vaccinium and Gaylussacia.
Hudsonia (goldenheather, poverty grass) is a small genus of three species of flowering plants in the family Cistaceae, native to North America.
Hydrangea (common names hydrangea or hortensia) is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, and Indonesia) and the Americas.
Hypericum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Hypericaceae (formerly considered a subfamily of Clusiaceae).
Hypericum calycinum is a species of prostrate or low-growing shrub in the flowering plant family Hypericaceae.
Hyssopus (hyssop) is a genus of herbaceous or semi-woody plants in the family Lamiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to central Asia as far east as Mongolia.
Illicium is a genus of flowering plants treated as part of the family Schisandraceae, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Illicium verum is a medium-sized evergreen tree native to northeast Vietnam and southwest China.
Indigofera is a large genus of over 750 species of flowering plants belonging to the pea family Fabaceae.
Itea is a genus of about 10 species of shrubs and small trees.
Itea virginica, the Virginia sweetspire or Virginia willow, is a species of flowering plant in the family Iteaceae (formerly Saxifragaceae), native to the southern United States and particularly associated with Virginia.
Jamesia is a genus of shrubs in the Hydrangeaceae, most commonly known as Jamesia, cliffbush or waxflower.
Jasmine (taxonomic name Jasminum) is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae).
Jojoba, with the botanical name Simmondsia chinensis, and also known as goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry, and gray box bush, is native to Southwestern North America.
Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.
Juniperus communis, the common juniper, is a species of conifer in the genus Juniperus, in the family Cupressaceae.
Kalmia is a genus of about ten species of evergreen shrubs from 0.2–5 m tall, in the family Ericaceae.
Kōwhai are small woody legume trees within the genus Sophora that are native to New Zealand.
Kerria japonica, the sole species in the genus Kerria, is a deciduous shrub in the rose family Rosaceae, native to China, Japan and Korea.
Lagerstroemia, commonly known as crape myrtle or crepe myrtle, is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs native to the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, northern Australia, and parts of Oceania, cultivated in warmer climates around the world.
Lantana is a genus of about 150 species of perennial flowering plants in the verbena family, Verbenaceae.
Lapageria is a genus of flowering plants with only one known species, Lapageria rosea, commonly known as Chilean bellflower or copihue (co-pee-way Lapageria rosea is the national flower of Chile. It grows in forests in the southern part of Chile, being part of the Valdivian temperate rain forests flora.
Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae.
Lavatera is a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, central and eastern Asia, North America (California and Mexico) and Australia.
A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.
Leitneria floridana (corkwood), the sole species in the genus Leitneria, is a deciduous dioecious shrub or small tree, found only in the southeastern United States states of Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri and Texas.
Leptospermum is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae commonly known as tea trees, although this name is sometimes also used for some species of Melaleuca.
Lespedeza is a genus of some 40 species (including nothospecies) of flowering plants in the pea family (Fabaceae), commonly known as bush clovers or (particularly East Asian species) Japanese clovers (hagi).
Leucothoe is a genus of about 50 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to Asia, the Americas and Madagascar.
Leycesteria is a genus of flowering plants in the honeysuckle family Caprifoliaceae, native to temperate Asia in the Himalaya and southwestern China.
Dried Fruits of ''Lindera neesiana'' Used as spice (coll.MHNT) Lindera is a genus of about 80-100, Flora of North America species of flowering plants in the family Lauraceae, mostly native to eastern Asia but with three species in eastern North America.
Linnaea is a plant genus in the family Caprifoliaceae (the honeysuckle family).
Linnaea amabilis, also known under the synonym Kolkwitzia amabilis and the English name beauty bush, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caprifoliaceae.
A living stump is created when a live tree is cut, burned, eaten, or infected, causing its cambium to die above the root system.
Lupinus, commonly known as lupin or lupine (North America), is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae.
Lycium is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
Magnolia is a large genus of about 210The number of species in the genus Magnolia depends on the taxonomic view that one takes up.
Mahonia is a genus of about 70 species of evergreen shrubs and rarely small trees in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia, the Himalaya, North and Central America.
Malpighia is a genus of flowering plants in the nance family, Malpighiaceae.
Malpighia emarginata is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae.
Manzanita is a common name for many species of the genus Arctostaphylos.
Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.
Menispermum (moonseed) is a small genus of deciduous climbing woody vines in the moonseed family (Menispermaceae).
Menziesia was a genus of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae.
Mespilus, commonly called medlar, is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae containing the single species Mespilus germanica of southwest Asia.
Mespilus germanica, known as the medlar or common medlar, is a large shrub or small tree, and the name of the fruit of this tree.
Microcachrys tetragona, the creeping pine or creeping strawberry pine, is a species of dioecious conifer belonging to the podocarp family (Podocarpaceae).
Mistletoe is the English common name for most obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales.
Myrica is a genus of about 35–50 species of small trees and shrubs in the family Myricaceae, order Fagales.
Myrtus, with the common name myrtle, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, described by Swedish botanist Linnaeus in 1753.
Neillia is a genus of the botanical family Rosaceae.
Nerium oleander is a shrub or small tree in the dogbane family Apocynaceae, toxic in all its parts.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Olearia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Asteraceae.
Osmanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae.
Pachysandra is a genus of five species of evergreen perennials or subshrubs, belonging to the boxwood family Buxaceae.
A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats.
The peony or paeony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae.
Perovskia is a genus of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae.
Perovskia atriplicifolia, commonly called Russian sage, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant and subshrub.
Persoonia is a genus of about one hundred species of shrubs and small trees in the subfamily Persoonioideae in the large and diverse plant family Proteaceae.
Philadelphus (mock-orange) is a genus of about 60 species of shrubs from 3–20 ft (1–6 m) tall, native to North America, Central America, Asia and (locally) in southeast Europe.
Phlomis is a genus of over 100 species Flora of China.
Phlomis fruticosa (Jerusalem sage) is a species of flowering plant of the Lamiaceae family, native to Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Turkey, and regions of the former Yugoslavia.
Photinia is a genus of about 40–60 species of small trees and large shrubs, but the taxonomy has recently varied greatly, with the genera Heteromeles, Stranvaesia and Aronia sometimes included in Photinia.
Physocarpus, commonly called ninebark, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae, native to North America (most species) and northeastern Asia (one species).
Pieris (or http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/pieris) is a genus of seven species of shrubs in the family Ericaceae, native to mountain regions of eastern and southern Asia, eastern North America and Cuba.
The Pinophyta, also known as Coniferophyta or Coniferae, or commonly as conifers, are a division of vascular land plants containing a single extant class, Pinopsida.
Pinus mugo, known as creeping pine, dwarf mountainpine, mugo pine, mountain pine, scrub mountain pine or Swiss mountain pine, is a species of conifer, native to high elevation habitats from southwestern to Central Europe.
The pistachio (Pistacia vera), a member of the cashew family, is a small tree originating from Central Asia and the Middle East.
Pistacia is a genus of flowering plants in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae.
Pistacia lentiscus (also lentisk; mastic; μαστίχα) is a dioecious evergreen shrub or small tree of the pistacia genus growing up to tall which is cultivated for its aromatic resin, mainly on the Greek island of Chios.
Pittosporum is a genus of about 200 species of flowering plants in the family Pittosporaceae.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.
Plant life-form schemes constitute a way of classifying plants alternatively to the ordinary species-genus-family scientific classification.
A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root.
Plumbago is a genus of 10–20 species of flowering plants in the family Plumbaginaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the world.
Polygala is a large genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Polygalaceae.
A privet is a flowering plant in the genus Ligustrum.
Pruning is a horticultural and silvicultural practice involving the selective removal of certain parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots.
Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, which includes the plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, and almonds.
Purshia (bitterbrush or cliff-rose) is a small genus of 5-8 species of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae, native to western North America, where they grow in dry climates from southeast British Columbia in Canada south throughout the western United States to northern Mexico.
Purshia tridentata, with the common name bitterbrush, is a shrub in the genus Purshia of the family Rosaceae.
Pyracantha is a genus of large, thorny evergreen shrubs in the family Rosaceae, with common names firethorn or pyracantha.
Quassia is a flora genus in the family Simaroubaceae.
Quillaja is a genus of flowering plants, the only genus in the family Quillajaceae with two or three known species.
Quillaja saponaria, the soap bark tree or soapbark, is an evergreen tree in the family Quillajaceae, native to warm temperate central Chile.
Quintinia is the genus of around 25 evergreen trees or shrubs native to the Philippines, New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Australia.
Quintinia serrata, the tawheowheo, is a species of evergreen trees in the genus Quintinia endemic to New Zealand.
Rhamnus is a genus of about 110 accepted species of shrubs or small trees, commonly known as buckthorns in the family Rhamnaceae.
Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the highlands of the Appalachian Mountains of North America.
Ledum was a genus in the family Ericaceae, including 8 species of evergreen shrubs native to cool temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and commonly known as Labrador tea.
Ribes is a genus of about 150 known species of flowering plants native throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
Romneya is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the poppy family (Papaveraceae).
A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears.
Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.
Rosmarinus is a small genus of woody, perennial herbs with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean Basin.
Rubus is a large and diverse genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae, subfamily Rosoideae, with 250–700 species.
Ruta (commonly known as rue) is a genus of strongly scented evergreen subshrubs, 20–60 cm tall, in the family Rutaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, Macaronesia and southwest Asia.
Ruta graveolens, commonly known as rue, common rue or herb-of-grace, is a species of Ruta grown as an ornamental plant and herb.
Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceus species of plants in the genus Artemisia.
Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals.
Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae.
Santolina is a genus of plants in the chamomile tribe within the sunflower family, primarily from the western Mediterranean region.
Sapindus is a genus of about five to twelve species of shrubs and small trees in the Lychee family, Sapindaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions in both the Old World and New World.
Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels.
A shrubbery is a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted, or a similar larger area with a path winding through it.
Skimmia is a genus of four species of evergreen shrubs and small trees in the Rue family, Rutaceae, all native to warm temperate regions of Asia.
Smilax is a genus of about 300–350 species, found in the tropics and subtropics worldwide.
Sophora is a genus of about 45 species of small trees and shrubs in the pea family Fabaceae.
Sorbaria is a genus of around 9 species of flowering plants belong to family Rosaceae.
Spartium junceum, commonly known as Spanish broom or weaver's broom, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
Spiraea, is a genus of about 80 to 100 species Flora of China.
Staphylea, or bladdernut, is a small genus of 10 or 11 species of flowering plants in the family Staphyleaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
Stephanandra is a genus in the family Rosaceae that is sometimes included in the genus Neillia.
Storax or snowbell is the common names of StyraxEtymology: Ancient Greek styrax (στυραξ), the spike at the butt-end of a spear such as a xyston or a sarissa.
A subshrub (Latin suffrutex) or dwarf shrub is a short woody plant.
Sumac (also spelled sumach, sumaq) (translation, translit), (Mishnaic Hebrew אוֹג.
Symphoricarpos, commonly known as the snowberry, waxberry, or ghostberry, is a small genus of about 15 species of deciduous shrubs in the honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae.
Syringa (lilac) is a genus of 12 currently recognized species of flowering woody plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to woodland and scrub from southeastern Europe to eastern Asia, and widely and commonly cultivated in temperate areas elsewhere.
Syringa vulgaris (lilac or common lilac) is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae, native to the Balkan Peninsula, where it grows on rocky hills.
The genus Tamarix (tamarisk, salt cedar) is composed of about 50–60 species of flowering plants in the family Tamaricaceae, native to drier areas of Eurasia and Africa.
Taxus is a small genus of coniferous trees or shrubs in the yew family Taxaceae.
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to Asia.
Thuja is a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae (cypress family).
Thyme is an aromatic perennial evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses.
Thymelaea is a genus of about 30 species of evergreen shrubs and herbs in the flowering plant family Thymelaeaceae, native to the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean region, north to central Europe, and east to central Asia.
Topiary is the horticultural practice of training perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and subshrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes, whether geometric or fanciful.
In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species.
The trifoliate orange, Poncirus trifoliata or Citrus trifoliata, is a member of the family Rutaceae.
Trochodendron is a genus of flowering plants with one living species, Trochodendron aralioides, and six extinct species known from the fossil record.
Ulex (commonly known as gorse, furze or whin) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae.
Ungnadia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Sapindaceae containing one species, Ungnadia speciosa, the Mexican buckeye, a shrub or small tree native to northern Mexico as well as Texas and southern New Mexico in the United States.
Vaccinium is a common and widespread genus of shrubs or dwarf shrubs in the heath family.
Verbena (vervain) is a genus in the family Verbenaceae.
Viburnum is a genus of about 150–175 species of shrubs or (in a few species) small trees in the moschatel family, Adoxaceae.
Vinca (Latin: vincire "to bind, fetter") is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae, native to Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia.
Viscum is a genus of about 70–100 species of mistletoes, native to temperate and tropical regions of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
Waratah (Telopea) is an Australian-endemic genus of five species of large shrubs or small trees, native to the southeastern parts of Australia (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania).
Weigela is a genus of between six and 38 speciesAll of the species listed in the 'Selected species' section are accepted by The Plant List, but most are still under review, and therefore subject to changes in status.
Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.
Witch-hazels or witch hazels (Hamamelis) are a genus of flowering plants in the family Hamamelidaceae, with four species in North America (H. mexicana, H. ovalis, H. virginiana, and H. vernalis), and one each in Japan (H. japonica) and China (H. mollis).
Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
Xanthoceras sorbifolium (yellowhorn, shiny leaf yellowhorn, goldenhorn, Chinese flowering chestnut) is a woody perennial in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae, and the only species in the genus Xanthoceras.
Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot) is the only member of the genus Xanthorhiza, and one of very few genera in the family Ranunculaceae with a woody stem (the other notable example being Clematis).
Xylosma is a genus of flowering plants in the willow family, Salicaceae.
Yucca is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae.
Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca.
Zanthoxylum (including genus Fagara) is a genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the citrus or rue family, Rutaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical areas worldwide.
Zenobia, called honeycup, is a North American genus of shrubs in the heath family.
Ziziphus is a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in the warm-temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world.