Definition of Leucadendron argenteum
1. Noun. Small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage.
Group relationships: Genus Leucadendron, Leucadendron
Generic synonyms: Tree
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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 ..."