Definition of Lily-of-the-valley tree

1. Noun. Broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Andromeda, Japanese Andromeda, Pieris Japonica
Group relationships: Genus Pieris, Pieris
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lily-of-the-valley Tree

lilliputs
lills
lilly-pillies
lilly-pilly
lilos
lilt
lilted
lilting
liltingly
liltingness
liltingnesses
lilts
lily
lily-livered
lily-of-the-valley
lily-of-the-valley tree (current term)
lily-white
lily family
lily of the Incas
lily of the Nile
lily of the valley
lily pad
lily pads
lily turf
lilylike
lilypad
lilypads
lilyturf
lilyturfs
lilywort

Literary usage of Lily-of-the-valley tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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