Definition of Mexican juniper
1. Noun. Small tree of western Texas and mountains of Mexico having spreading branches with drooping branchlets.
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Literary usage of Mexican juniper
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1. The Pinetum: Being a Synopsis of All the Coniferous Plants at Present Known by George Gordon, Robert Glendinning (1858)
"... found plentiful on the mountains of Japan. It is quite hardy, and very distinct. No. 17. JUNIPERUS MEXICANA, Schlecht, the Sandarac, or Mexican juniper. ..."
2. The Pinetum: Being a Synosis of All the Coniferous Plants at Present Known by George Gordon, Henry George Bohn (1880)
"... in Mexico, at elevations of from 6000 to 8000 feet, where it produces Sandarac, but in much smaller quantity than the Mexican juniper (J. Mexicana). ..."
3. Biennial Report of the California State Board of Forestry for the Years by California State Board of Forestry (1886)
"These, in germinating, show four to six cotyledons; both forms of dense spray. Js Mexicana—Mexican juniper. A pyramidal tree or bush; spray more slender; ..."