Definition of Orites excelsa

1. Noun. Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Prickly Ash
Group relationships: Genus Orites, Orites
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orites Excelsa

Orin
Orinase
Orinoco
Orinoco River
Oriole
Orioles
Oriolidae
Oriolus
Oriolus oriolus
Orion
Orion's Belt
Orion Nebula
Orissa
Oristano
Orites
Orites excelsa
Oriya
Oriyas
Orizaba
Orkhomenos
Orkney
Orkney Islands
Orkneyan
Orkneyans
Orkneys
Orla
Orlando
Orleanais
Orleanist

Literary usage of Orites excelsa

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"orites excelsa—Presence of Aluminum ... HG Smith records the occurrence of large quantities of aluminum in one of the " silky oaks," orites excelsa, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"orites excelsa—Presence of Aluminum Succinate.—In a communication to the Royal Society of New South Wales, HG Smith records the occurrence of large ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1896)
"The commonest tree in the Dorrigo Forest Reserve is one known to botanists as orites excelsa, and its wood usually passes as silky oak. ..."

4. Forestry Handbook by R. Dalrymple Hay, Joseph Henry Maiden (1917)
"The commonest tree in the Dorrigo Forest Reserve is one known to botanists as orites excelsa, and its wood usually passes as silky oak. ..."

5. New Zealand Forestry by David Ernest Hutchins (1919)
"orites excelsa, the other Silky Oak of Australia, should be planted with Grevillea robusta. It is even lighter in weight and equally ornamental. ..."

6. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"... Mountain,] and to orites excelsa [See Oak, Silky.] Ash, Rock, of Cape Colony. Sec Els, Klip. Ash, Water, Swamp, or Arkansas ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1903)
"... aluminium in large quantities in its construction, and thus differs in this respect from all other Phanerogams. This plant, orites excelsa, R.; Br., ..."

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