Definition of Lily-of-the-valley tree
1. Noun. Broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Pieris, Pieris
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Lily-of-the-valley tree
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1. In the Trades, the Tropics, & the Roaring Forties by Annie Brassey (1885)
"I am not sure that the best did not come almost at the last—the beautiful lily-of- the-valley tree ..."
2. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1826)
"Amongst the exotics and ornamental plants with which the stage was decorated, we observed the lily of the valley tree ..."
3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Is the handsome Lily-of- the-Valley tree. It bears panicles of white, bell-shaped flowers in the summer, at which time it is quite a feature at Tresco. ..."
4. The Country Month by Month by Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"... for it the name of strawberry-tree, the mass of pendulous creamy bells that it now bears would entitle it equally to that of lily- of-the-valley tree. ..."
5. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Titi (SC); Lily of the Valley-tree. KALMIA Linn. Kalmia latifolia Linn. Mountain Laurel. RANGE.—From New Brunswick to Lake Erie (northern shores and mainly ..."