Definition of Loquat tree
1. Noun. Evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan.
Terms within: Japanese Plum, Loquat
Group relationships: Eriobotrya, Genus Eriobotrya
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
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Literary usage of Loquat tree
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1. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"FACING PAGE Blossoms of the loquat tree . . . 66 - (Permission of GL Taber, Glen St. Mary, Fla.) loquat tree . . . . . - 66, (RMF Berry, Orlando. Fla. ..."
2. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1879)
"... the LOQUAT-TREE, of Japan, with almost entire leaves nearly 1° long, the lower surface and corymb clothed with dense rather rusty wool, has fewer and ..."
3. Mind (1899)
"... brings her a nice fat spider or a bit of a Japanese plum from the loquat- tree. Then she twitters her hunger and gratitude very sweetly and eagerly. ..."
4. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"1- Of Hemiptera about í¡ varieties were captured, principally about the Loquat tree and upon the tree known as The Pride of India. ..."
5. Life and Light for Woman by Woman's Board of Missions (1893)
"Then- was a beautiful loquat tree just in front of our chapel, and instead of tin' common Christmas tree, brought within the house, we chose this living unc ..."
6. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"Eriobotrya • The loquat tree A handsome little tree extensively cultivated in the South, both for ornament and utility. It thrives best in moist loamy soil ..."