Definition of Idesia
1. Noun. Deciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
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Literary usage of Idesia
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"A deciduous tree allied to idesia and differing chiefly in the valvate sepals, ... Similar in habit to idesia, but Ivs. longer, purplish when unfolding; ..."
2. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1908)
"... succeed best when planted in a rather sandy and not too dry loam, and they are readily increased either from divisions or by means of cuttings. idesia ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Deciduous trees, with alternate, long-petioled, glabrous Ivs., resembling in appearance the genus idesia. Two species, recently discovered in China, ..."
4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"idesia polycarpa is a Japanese tree of considerable stature in its native country. In England it does not appear to be long-lived, but it is worth growing ..."
5. Outlines of Forestry: Or, The Elementary Principles Underlying the Science by Edwin James Houston (1893)
"idesia polycarpa. WALNUT. Juglans cinerea, or Butternut. " regia, or English Walnut, or Madeira Nut,—south of Philadelphia. TULIP-TREE. ..."