Definition of Phellodendron
1. Noun. Small genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky bark.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rutaceae, Rue Family, Rutaceae
Member holonyms: Cork Tree, Phellodendron Amurense
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phellodendron
Literary usage of Phellodendron
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1909)
"Phellodendron Amurense, Rupr.—" Wong Pak " (Huang Po). The sliced yellow bark is used for toothache. For the structure of this bark, see PJ (3), xviii, ..."
2. Ornamental Trees for Massachusetts Plantations by John Robinson (1881)
"•Phellodendron Japonicum. ... (An undescribed species from Northern China.) Phellodendron Amurense. ..."
3. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"Phellodendron • The Chinese Cork Tree A hardy rapid-growing tree thriving in any well- drained soil. It has been successfully used as a street tree in the ..."