Definition of Leucadendron argenteum

1. Noun. Small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage.

Exact synonyms: Silver Tree
Group relationships: Genus Leucadendron, Leucadendron
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucadendron Argenteum

Letitia
Leto
Lett
Letter of Jeremiah
Letterkenny
Letters and Science
Lettic
Lettice
Lettie
Lettish
Letts
Letty
Letzeburgesh
Leu
Leu enkephalin
Leucadendron argenteum
Leucaena
Leucaena glauca
Leucaena leucocephala
Leucanthemum
Leucanthemum lacustre
Leucanthemum maximum
Leucanthemum superbum
Leucanthemum vulgare
Leuciscus
Leuciscus cephalus
Leuciscus leuciscus
Leucocytozoon
Leucocytozoon marchouxi
Leucocytozoon sabrazesi

Literary usage of Leucadendron argenteum

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1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"leucadendron argenteum. CAN you tell me the name of the tree of which the ... as the Dutch Cape settlers call it, leucadendron argenteum,or Silver Tree. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"A bitter principle is found in leucadendron argenteum of Africa; a gum resin in Grevillea robusta of Australia. A golden dye is obtained from the Australian ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"The Department of Agriculture of Washington (in 1878) regards it as rich in albuminous substances as the best clovers. leucadendron argenteum, Brown. ..."

4. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson, Esther Baldwin York (1903)
"... amongst them being a vigorous young specimen of the Cape Silver tree (Leucadendron argenteum) that has successfully passed through a winter in the open, ..."

5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"The elegant " silver tree" of South Africa, leucadendron argenteum, which is now growing in several Santa Barbara gardens, was first introduced by ..."

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