Definition of Purple beech
1. Noun. Variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves.
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Beech
Literary usage of Purple beech
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1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"In early spring, when the leaves of the purple beech are agitated by the wind, ... The purple beech is a native of Germany, where it was discovered by ..."
2. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"In early spring, when the leaves of the purple beech are agitated by the wind, ... The purple beech is a native of Germany, where it was discovered bv ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1873)
"Further, the young leaves especially, contrast admirably with most conifers ; though it must be admitted that the darker hues of the purple beech in autumn ..."
4. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"... B. Large-leaved purple beech (var. purpurea major) is a variety with large, ... colored Beech (var. cuprea) resembles the Common purple beech somewhat, ..."
5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"The fern- leaved variety is one of the best, and the purple beech is the most striking of our coloured trees, and will come true from seed, which is a gain. ..."
6. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1900)
"The fern- leaved variety is one of the best, and the purple beech is the most striking of all our coloured trees, and very popular. ..."
7. Arbor Day Manual: An Aid in Preparing Programs for Arbor Day Exercises edited by Charles Rufus Skinner (1890)
"THE large purple beech at Waltham, of which an illustration appears upon another ... The purple beech is a tree of much interest apart from its undoubted ..."