Definition of Cornus sanguinea
1. Noun. European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Cornel, Dogwood, Dogwood Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornus Sanguinea
Literary usage of Cornus sanguinea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Woodland Trees by Francis George Heath (1878)
"cornus sanguinea. PLATE 5, FIG. 14. RIMS ON twigs, green leaves, white flowers, and dark-purple fruit, offer colours rarely to be found in individual Trees. ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"(1) cornus sanguinea, L.—This is the shrub usually so called in books. ... As a distinction from the red-branched cornus sanguinea, L., or to distinguish it ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1850)
"But in cornus sanguinea the cells of the ovary are opposite two lobes of the stigma, which are, moreover, unequal (Vide PI. VC f. ..."
4. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"The red-stemmed dogwood (cornus sanguinea) is best suited perhaps to the general purposes of a shrub in a group on the lawn, and less to that of a single ..."
5. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"Described from two living specimens taken on leaf and twig of cornus sanguinea io November 1887. The gc-n- ital organs of one were exposed. ..."