Definition of Mexican juniper

1. Noun. Small tree of western Texas and mountains of Mexico having spreading branches with drooping branchlets.

Exact synonyms: Drooping Juniper, Juniperus Flaccida
Generic synonyms: Juniper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mexican Juniper

Mexican ducks
Mexican fire plant
Mexican flameleaf
Mexican freetail bat
Mexican green
Mexican hairless
Mexican hairlesses
Mexican hand tree
Mexican hat
Mexican hat cell
Mexican hat corpuscle
Mexican husk tomato
Mexican hyssop
Mexican jumping bean
Mexican jumping beans
Mexican juniper (current term)
Mexican mint
Mexican monetary unit
Mexican nut pine
Mexican onyx
Mexican overdrive
Mexican peso
Mexican plateau
Mexican pocket mouse
Mexican poppy
Mexican standoff
Mexican sunflower
Mexican swamp cypress
Mexican tea
Mexican tulip poppy

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; ..."

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