Definition of New Zealand honeysuckle
1. Noun. Slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber.
Group relationships: Genus Knightia, Knightia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of New Zealand Honeysuckle
Literary usage of New Zealand honeysuckle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Zealand Forestry by David Ernest Hutchins (1919)
"For beautiful timbers there is little in Europe to compare with the common New Zealand Honeysuckle (Knightia excelsa), and nothing to equal the sheen and ..."
2. New Zealand by James Cowan (1908)
"Mottled kauri, figured rimu, rewarewa or New Zealand honeysuckle, and various other woods are in high demand for decorative purposes. ..."
3. Notes on New Zealand by W. E. Swanton (1892)
"The Rewa Rewa, or New Zealand honeysuckle (100 feet); used for cabinet making. The red and black birches. The Cabbage Tree (20 feet); peculiar to New ..."
4. Timber by James Rae Baterden (1908)
"All oily substances should be avoided when polishing New Zealand honeysuckle, as it absorbs grease and oil to the detriment of the finely marked grain, ..."