Definition of Colutea arborescens
1. Noun. Yellow-flowered European shrub cultivated for its succession of yellow flowers and very inflated bladdery pods and as a source of wildlife food.
Group relationships: Colutea, Genus Colutea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Colutea arborescens
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1. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1829)
"A pod of the Colutea arborescens was substituted for Hie animal membrane, ... Colutea arborescens ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1896)
"Colutea arborescens—Isolation of an Acid.—Barbey has isolated from the leaves of Colutea arborescens, which have a purgative action similar to senna leaves, ..."
3. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1908)
"... flying over and around the bushes of Colutea arborescens, and which, although covered with swollen pods, had still a few late flowers. ..."
4. The Kitchen and Fruit Gardener: A Select Manual of Kitchen Gardening, and (1847)
"The first (Colutea arborescens), a native of Italy, and the Levant, grows ten or twelve feet high, bearing a yellow flower all the summer; the seeds are ..."