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 for Halesia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Halesia \Ha*le"si*a\ (h[.a]*l[=e]"zh[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL.] (Bot.)
     A genus of American shrubs containing several species, called
     snowdrop trees, or silver-bell trees. They have showy,
     white flowers, drooping on slender pedicels.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: deciduous small trees or shrubs of China and eastern North
           America [syn: Halesia, genus Halesia]

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