Definition of Osmanthus americanus

1. Noun. Small tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits.

Exact synonyms: American Olive, Devilwood
Group relationships: Genus Osmanthus, Osmanthus
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmanthus Americanus

Osirian
Osiris
Osler
Osler's disease
Osler's sign
Osler-Vaquez disease
Osler node
Osler nodes
Oslo
Osloite
Osloites
Osman I
Osmanli
Osmanlis
Osmanthus
Osmanthus americanus (current term)
Osmeridae
Osmerus
Osmerus eperlanus
Osmerus mordax
Osmitrol
Osmond
Osmund
Osmunda cinnamonea
Osmunda clatonia
Osmunda regalis
Osmundaceae
Osmussaar
Osrhoene
Osroene

Literary usage of Osmanthus americanus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"Osmanthus americanus B. & H. Devil Wood. Leaves oblong-lanceolate or obovate, acute or rarely rounded and occasionally ..."

2. American Druggist (1891)
"... a host of trees of smaller size, in great variety, adding to its density; including the American olive or devil wood (Osmanthus americanus), ..."

3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1913)
"Osmanthus americanus (L.) B. and H.—Black haw, St. Vincent Id., Fla. CONVOLVULACEAE 94. Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) Sweet.—Railroad vine, St. Vincent Id., Fla. ..."

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