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Alexandrian laurel

Definition of the noun alexandrian laurel

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noun

  1. East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Calophyllum inophyllum
    • more generic word: poon = any of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood
    • member of: Calophyllum / genus Calophyllum = genus of tropical evergreen trees

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The Alexandrian Laurel. CALOPHYLLUM inophyllum. colour, and takes a most beautiful polish. The tree coppices readily, and the forest fires which are lighted by the Arab herdsmen (as they are by the pastoral population of India) frequently ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

CALOPHYLLU M The Alexandrian Laurel. inophynum. colour, and takes a most beautiful polish. The tree coppices readily, and the forest fires which are lighted by the Arab herdsmen (as they are by the pastoral population of India) frequently ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

Ruscus, butchers broom – common myrtleleafed, prickly butchers broom–broad- leafed hypogloffum, or tongue-upon-tongue laurel, Alexandrian laurel. SA LsοLA, ftone-crop-tree, formerly Chenepodium. | F. that they are not visible without ...

Google previewDictionarium Domesticum, being a new and compleat houshold dictionary, for the use of city and country (1736)

by Nathan BAILEY

'The leaves and berries of this laurel are of an incifive and difolving nature, they expel wind, provoke urine, strengthen the nerves and brain, and forward the menshs, The Alexandrian LAUREL is of a hor quality, being drunk in any liquid it ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

See Amelanchier alnifolia Alexandrian laurel. See Danae racemosa Allegheny sand myrtle. See Leiophyllum buxifolium Allegheny serviceberry. See Amelanchier Iaevis Aloysia tripliylla.

Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

Alexandrian Laurel. Laurustinus with rough Leaves. Laurustinus with shining Leaves. . Laurustinus with small Leaves hardy- Bastards shining leaved Laurustinus. Lentiscus, or mastick Tree. Lilac with, purple Flowers. Lilac with white Flowers.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

Ruscus, Knee-holly, containing Alexandrian Laurel—Tongue-upon-tongue Laurel. Salvia, Sage, containing Shrubby African Golden-flowered Sage— Shrubby ...

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