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.

Exact synonyms: Sand Myrtle
Group relationships: Genus Leiophyllum, Leiophyllum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leiophyllum Buxifolium

Leiden jar
Leidenfrost effect
Leidig cell
Leidy
Leigh
Leigh's disease
Leigh Hunt
Leighton
Leila
Leilani
Leiner's disease
Leinster
Leiopelma
Leiopelmatidae
Leiophyllum
Leiophyllum buxifolium (current term)
Leipoa ocellata
Leipzig
Leipzig yellow
Leishman's chrome cells
Leishman's stain
Leishman-Donovan body
Leishman stain
Leishmania aethiopica
Leishmania braziliensis braziliensis
Leishmania braziliensis guyanensis
Leishmania braziliensis panamensis
Leishmania donovani archibaldi
Leishmania donovani chagasi
Leishmania donovani donovani

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, ..."

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