firethorn vs pyracanth what difference

what is difference between firethorn and pyracanth

English

Etymology

fire +‎ thorn

Noun

firethorn (plural firethorns)

  1. A plant of the genus Pyracantha; the pyracantha.

Derived terms

  • Formosa firethorn (Pyracantha koidzumii)
  • Himalayan firethorn (Pyracantha crenulata)
  • Nepal firethorn (Pyracantha crenulata)
  • scarlet firethorn (Pyracantha coccinea)
  • slender firethorn (Pyracantha angustifolia)
  • woolly firethorn (Pyracantha angustifolia)

Translations

References

  • Pyracantha on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Pyracantha on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Pyracantha on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons


English

Noun

pyracanth (plural pyracanths)

  1. Any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha having small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries

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