Definition of Prunus mume
1. Noun. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Mume
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 ..."