Definition of Button tree

1. Noun. Evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood.

Exact synonyms: Button Mangrove, Conocarpus Erectus
Generic synonyms: Tree

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Literary usage of Button tree

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"The Button-Tree ; -vulgo. ... was lent from Carolina, by the Nume of Button-Tree, and by the Account, fent with it, ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Button-tree with Leaves growing ... Lin. Hart. Cliff. Button-tree with three Leaves growing at each Joint. ..."

3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"CONOCARPUS, L. button tree. Combretaceae. From Greek, "cone fruited". ... Buttonwood, button tree, Zaragoza Mangrove. 668. ..."

4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"Button-tree, i. 381. Button-weed, i. 232. Button-wood, i. 223. C. Cabbage, iv. 123. Cabbage-tree,iv.497. V.34O. Cajú Puti-tree, iv. 41O. Calaba-lree, iii. ..."

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