Definition of Cornuses
1. cornus [n] - See also: cornus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornuses
Literary usage of Cornuses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Trees: A Popular Account of the Trees in the Streets and Gardens of by John Robinson (1891)
"THE cornuses, TUPELO AND WITCH HAZEL. Among those who enjoy gathering wild ... The name dogwood belongs to the cornuses, a genus, which, as previously ..."
2. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1913)
"Add to the above the various cornuses, their brightly colored stems are a feature of the winter landscape; allied with pines they are doubly effective. ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... (all shrubby cornuses are better if kept vigorous 4—Cornu» alternifolia (small tree or tree-like shrub). 3—Cornus Amomum (C. sericea). ..."
4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"One can never be sure, until buds are well along, as io what he may expect from his rhododendrons, cornuses, ..."
5. My Growing Garden by John Horace McFarland (1915)
"Some of the cornuses and viburnums are now in showy fruit, in a corner of the older shrubs; and when I have sufficiently profited by the Arnold Arboretum ..."
6. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, James Englebert Teschemacher, W.D. Ticknor & Co (1888)
"Then there are our cornuses, with good flowers and white and blue berries and many colored woods, that are cheering even in winter; the wild Roses, ..."
7. The Nursery-book: A Complete Guide to the Multiplication of Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1896)
"The willow-like cornuses grow from cuttings of ripe wood, C. stolonifera and its kin by layers or stolons. Named varieties and some species are budded in ..."