Definition of Celastrus orbiculatus
1. Noun. Ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America.
Group relationships: Celastrus, Genus Celastrus
Generic synonyms: Vine
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Literary usage of Celastrus orbiculatus
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1. Flower Gardening by Henry Sherman Adams (1913)
"*Akebia quinata Akebia vine Celastrus scandens Common bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Oriental bittersweet Clematis coccinea Red leather flower Clematis ..."
2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"MCJohnston KC CELASTRACEAE » Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Oriental bittersweet Woody vine Disturbed woods, fields, fencerows and edges. ..."
3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... halimifolia L. - highway ditches Bidens polylepis Blake - moist fields Carduus nutans L. - roadsides and old fields Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. ..."
4. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Several vines, including kudzu and Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus), overgrow and eventually pull down trees, and have changed parts of some ..."