Definition of Cyrilla racemiflora
1. Noun. Shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage.
Group relationships: Genus Cyrilla
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Cyrilla racemiflora
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"cyrilla racemiflora I.. Mant. I: 50. 1867. A shrub or small tree, sometimes 35° high and the trunk 15' in diameter, the bark at the base petioled, ..."
2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Possibly not separable from cyrilla racemiflora as its characters are scarcely unique. HOLLY FAMILY. Aquifoliaceae. Shrubs or trees with alternate;, ..."
3. Stuffing Birds, Pressing Plants, Shaping Knowledge: Natural History in North ...by Sue Ann Prince by Sue Ann Prince (2003)
"... Swamp Cyrilla (cyrilla racemiflora), two packets, one from South Carolina. All collected in 1786. ANSP Flora Boreali-Americana, Sistens Caracteres ..."
4. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"cyrilla racemiflora L. Ironwood. Leather Wood. Leaves 2'-3' long and J'-l' wide, with a stout petiole J'-l' in length; turning late in the autumn and early ..."
5. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"... in the northeastern counties; trees large enough for commercial use still remain, however, scattered through counties on the coast. cyrilla racemiflora ..."