Definition of Carpenteria californica

1. Noun. California evergreen shrub having glossy opposite leaves and terminal clusters of a few fragrant white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Carpenteria
Generic synonyms: Hydrangea
Group relationships: Genus Carpenteria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpenteria Californica

Carolinian
Carolinians
Carolus
Carolus Linnaeus
Caroluses
Carolyn
Carothers
Carpathian
Carpathian Mountains
Carpathians
Carpatho-Rusyn
Carpatho-Ukraine
Carpenter
Carpenter's syndrome
Carpenteria
Carpenteria californica
Carpentier-Edwards valve
Carphophis
Carphophis amoenus
Carpinaceae
Carpinus
Carpinus betulus
Carpinus caroliniana
Carpobrotus
Carpobrotus edulis
Carpocapsa
Carpocapsa pomonella
Carpodacus
Carpodacus mexicanus
Carpodacus purpureus

Literary usage of Carpenteria californica

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1. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"carpenteria californica.—A lovely and distinct shrub which lives out-of- doors ... It crept into English gardens without the carpenteria californica in a ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"carpenteria californica (6 to 8 fc-ct ). Raphiolepis umbellata (4 to 6 feet ). Ceratonia Siliqua (8 to 12 feet). ..."

3. Outdoor Heritage by Harold Child Bryant (1919)
"The specimen was named carpenteria californica in 1851, by John Torrey, professor of botany in Columbia College, who thus honored his friend Dr. Carpenter, ..."

4. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"Among our native California shrubs that have already met with the appreciation due them, I will simply mention carpenteria californica, ..."

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