Definition of Small-leaved lime
1. Noun. Large spreading European linden with small dark green leaves; often cultivated as an ornamental.
Generic synonyms: Basswood, Lime, Lime Tree, Linden, Linden Tree
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Literary usage of Small-leaved lime
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1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1904)
"12. LIME-TREE OR LINDEN—Tilia (L.). Two species of lime-tree have to be mentioned :— (1.) Small leaved lime-tree = Tilia ..."
2. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"... small-leaved lime (T. parvifolia) may be seen in several London gardens, where it is certainly one of the most distinct and desirable of small or ..."
3. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1842)
"... I was disposed to believe the small-leaved lime (Tilia parvifolia) the only species really indigenous to this country, never having met with the ..."
4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"For Scotland, for poorer land, and for the smoky atmosphere of towns, the small-leaved Lime is preferable. As even fairly large trees bear transplanting, ..."
5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... by Linnaeus to the European lime, includes several well-marked sub-species, often regarded as distinct species. These are: (i) the small-leaved lime ..."