Definition of Prunus mume

1. Noun. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.

Exact synonyms: Japanese Apricot, Mei
Generic synonyms: Apricot, Apricot Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Mume

Prunus dasycarpa
Prunus demissa
Prunus domestica
Prunus domestica insititia
Prunus dulcis
Prunus dulcis amara
Prunus glandulosa
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus incisa
Prunus insititia
Prunus japonica
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lyonii
Prunus maritima
Prunus mexicana
Prunus mume
Prunus nigra
Prunus padus
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus persica nectarina
Prunus pumila
Prunus pumilla susquehanae
Prunus salicina
Prunus serotina
Prunus serrulata
Prunus sieboldii
Prunus spinosa
Prunus subcordata
Prunus subhirtella

Literary usage of Prunus mume

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

1. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"Although the most popular garden-tree in Japan, prunus mume is probably not Japanese at ... A more interesting tree than prunus mume is the Japanese Cherry, ..."

2. Useful Plants of Japan Described and Illustrated by Dai Nihon Nōkai (1895)
"prunus mume, Sieb. et Zucc., Jap. Mume, Ume ; a deciduous tree of the order ... a variety of prunus mume, S. et Z. (175) with a larger fruit about 2J inches ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"prunus mume is planted in almost every Japanese garden of any pretensions; ... Surpassing in importance prunus mume as an ornamental tree is P. ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"In January of this year Mr. AH Kirkland sent me specimens of a scale insect he had taken from prunus mume at the Arnold Arboretum. ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Mume (prunus mume).—This is different from the Japanese flowering cherry; the beauty of the flower should accompany the picturesque form of the tree itself. ..."

6. The Principles of Fruit-growing, with Applications to Practice by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Japan apricot, prunus mume. Purple apricot, Prunus dasycarpa. *Orchard, an inclosure, assemblage or plantation of fruit trees. Oranges are commonly said to ..."

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