Definition of Leiophyllum buxifolium
1. Noun. Low-growing evergreen shrub of New Jersey to Florida grown for its many white star-shaped flowers and glossy foliage.
Group relationships: Genus Leiophyllum, Leiophyllum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Leiophyllum buxifolium
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Leiophyllum buxifolium Ell. Bot. SC & Ga. 1: 483. 1819-20. A low shrub with box-like foliage, widely branching, 4'-18' high. Leaves crowded, oblong or oval, ..."
2. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray, Charles Sprague Sargent (1889)
"... on Table Mountain,) as well as the Leiophyllum buxifolium of Elliott (from the mountains of Greenville district, South Carolina), must be referred to L. ..."
3. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... as well as the Leiophyllum buxifolium of Elliott (from the mountains of Greenville district, South Carolina), multo, postremum modice brevier, ..."