Definition of Buckwheat tree
1. Noun. Tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers.
Group relationships: Cliftonia, Genus Cliftonia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Literary usage of Buckwheat tree
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1. Practical Forestry: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting, and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1914)
"buckwheat tree. A small tree or shrub, ... buckwheat tree.—Leaves evergreen.oblong, smooth, and somewhat glaucous. Flowers white, fragrant, in racemes two ..."
2. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"It is enormously productive, yielding two or three times as much as any other sort, both in grain and straw. buckwheat tree. ..."