Definition of Osmanthus americanus
1. Noun. Small tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits.
Group relationships: Genus Osmanthus, Osmanthus
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Osmanthus americanus
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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. ..."