Definition of Cliftonia monophylla
1. Noun. Tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers.
Group relationships: Cliftonia, Genus Cliftonia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cliftonia Monophylla
Literary usage of Cliftonia monophylla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico). by Charles Sprague Sargent (1905)
"Cliftonia monophylla, Sarg. Titi. Ironwood. Leaves l^'-2' long, J'-l' wide, bright green and lustrous on the upper, paler on the lower surface, ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1901)
"... 141 Cladophora, 128 Clethra alnifolia, 132 Cliftonia monophylla, 116 Closterium, 128 Chile's " Our Ferns in their Haunts," 134 Cobaea, 144 Cockerel 1, ..."