Definition of Staff tree

1. Noun. Any small tree or twining shrub of the genus Celastrus.

Group relationships: Celastrus, Genus Celastrus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staff Tree

staff
staff-tree family
staff cell
staff development
staff function
staff functions
staff line
staff member
staff of Aesculapius
staff of life
staff office
staff officer
staff officers
staff sergeant
staff sergeants
staff tree (current term)
staff up
staff vine
staffage
staffages
staffed
staffed up
staffer
staffers
staffier
staffiers
staffing
staffing up
staffings
staffish

Literary usage of Staff tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"STAFF-TREE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, often climbing. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple. Stipules, when present, small and caducous. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"STAFF-TREE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, often climbing. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple. Stipules, when present, small and caducous. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"STAFF-TREE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, often climbing. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple. Stipules, when present, small and caducous. ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"STAFF-TREE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, often climbing. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple. Stipules, when present, small and caducous. ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... CELASTRACEAE (staff tree FAMILY) Shrubs with simple leaves, and small regular flowers, ... staff tree ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The Staff-tree is also called the staff-vine; false, climbing or shrubby bittersweet; wax-work, fever-twig, yellow- root, climbing orange-root and Jacob's ..."

7. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"FAMILY COLOUR ODOUR RANGE TIME OF BLOOM Staff-tree. Greenish. Scentless. Florida, and Texas June. to New York. Fruit: September-November. ..."

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