Definition of Torrey tree
1. Noun. Rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed.
Group relationships: Genus Torreya, Torreya
Generic synonyms: Yew
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Literary usage of Torrey tree
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"T. taxifolia, a native of Florida, is known as the Torrey tree or savin, and also as the stinking cedar. TORREY, REUBEN ARCHER (1856- ), American evangelist ..."
2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Torrey-tree, 36. Tough Buckthorn, 103. Tough Bumelia, 103. Tourney Oak, 54. Toyon, 74. Tree Haw, 74. Tree Huckleberry, 101. Tree Myrtle, 96. ..."