Definition of Corokia
1. Noun. Evergreen shrubs with intricately twisted wiry stems that in summer are smothered in small yellow flowers; grows in New Zealand.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corokia
Literary usage of Corokia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"Few of the members of this Order are often grown from seed, with exception of Cornus, Aucuba, Griselinia, Garrya and Corokia, ..."
2. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"... and the temperate and cool regions of America; they are very rare in tropical America. Griselinia and Corokia belong to New Zealand; ..."
3. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1908)
"Corokia COTONEASTER.—New Zealand, 1876. A curious, low, rigid, dwarf-growing shrub, with small, sweet- scented, bright yellow, starry flowers produced in ..."
4. Tree-culture in New Zealand by Henry John Matthews (1905)
"North Island, New Zealand. 6ft. to 12ft. E. Dense-growing shrub ; orange berries ; ornamental and shelter. Very hardy; any soil. Corokia ..."