Definition of Genus Chionanthus
1. Noun. Deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, Olive Family
Member holonyms: Fringe Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chionanthus
Literary usage of Genus Chionanthus
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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus CHIONANTHUS, Linn. Fringe Tree (Chionanthus Virginia*, Linn.)—A slender, narrow-headed tree, 2o to 3o feet high, or less. ..."
2. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"Two genera represent this family in Kentucky: A. Genus Fraxinus—Ash. B. genus Chionanthus—Fringe Tree. A. ASH—GENUS FRAXINUS. Three characteristics readily ..."
3. The Trees of Northeastern America: Illustrations from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1890)
"A "Shaker Medicine " is made from its bitter bark. Genus CHIONANTHUS, L. (Fringe Tree.) From two Greek words meaning " snow" and " flowers." Fig. 70. ..."