Definition of Buckleya

1. Noun. Parasitic shrub of the eastern United States having opposite leaves and insignificant greenish flowers followed by oily dull green olivelike fruits.

Exact synonyms: Buckleya Distichophylla
Group relationships: Genus Buckleya
Generic synonyms: Parasitic Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckleya

buckle down
buckle under
buckle up
buckled
buckled aorta
buckleless
buckler
buckler fern
buckler mustard
buckler plate
buckler plates
bucklered
bucklering
bucklers
buckles
buckleya (current term)
buckling
bucklings
buckminsterfullerene
buckminsterfullerenes
bucko
buckoes
buckos
buckra
buckrake
buckrakes
buckram
buckramed
buckraming
buckrammed

Literary usage of Buckleya

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Native deciduous shrub closely related to buckleya and differing chiefly in its axillary fls., tufts of hairs at the base of the stamens, simple stigma, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"... large ball of earth, hit upon the idea of its being attached to the roots of other plants. In 1897, lastly, Shirai discovered the parasitism of buckleya ..."

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