flowering tree

Definitions of flowering tree
  1. noun
    any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
    synonyms: angiospermous tree
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    Cananga odorata, ilang-ilang, ylang-ylang
    evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental
    Cercidiphyllum japonicum, katsura tree
    rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn
    laurel
    any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
    magnolia
    any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
    genus Manglietia, manglietia
    a genus of flowering tree of the family Magnoliaceae found from Malay to southern China
    Liriodendron tulipifera, canary whitewood, tulip poplar, tulip tree, yellow poplar
    tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
    Bocconia frutescens, bocconia, tree celandine
    small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers
    Adansonia gregorii, cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd
    Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
    Adansonia digitata, baobab, monkey-bread tree
    African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
    Bombay ceiba, Ceiba pentandra, God tree, ceiba tree, kapok, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree
    massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
    Ochroma lagopus, balsa
    forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts
    sterculia
    any tree of the genus Sterculia
    Heritiera trifoliolata, Terrietia trifoliolata, booyong, brown oak, crow's foot, red beech, silky elm, stave wood
    large tree of Australasia
    Heritiera macrophylla, looking glass tree
    large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
    Heritiera littoralis, looking-glass plant
    small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
    Theobroma cacao, cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree
    tropical American tree producing cacao beans
    New Zealand honeysuckle, rewa-rewa
    slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
    Oxydendrum arboreum, sorrel tree, sourwood, titi
    deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
    iron tree, iron-tree, ironwood, ironwood tree
    a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape
    Combretum appiculatum, bush willow
    small deciduous tree of the Transvaal having spikes of yellow flowers
    Combretum erythrophyllum, bush willow
    small South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
    Lagerstroemia speciosa, Queen's crape myrtle, pride-of-India
    native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers
    myrtaceous tree
    trees and shrubs
    myrtle
    any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
    Rhizophora mangle, mangrove
    a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
    dillenia
    any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves
    Garcinia cambogia, Garcinia gummi-gutta, Garcinia hanburyi, gamboge tree
    low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
    Pipturus albidus
    Hawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made
    Broussonetia papyrifera, paper mulberry
    shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth; grown as a shade tree in Europe and America; male flowers are pendulous catkins and female are urn-shaped followed by small orange-red aggregate berries
    Cecropia peltata, imbauba, snake wood, trumpet tree, trumpet-wood, trumpetwood
    tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
    Bauhinia variegata, mountain ebony, orchid tree
    small East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood
    Delonix regia, Poinciana regia, flamboyant, flame tree, peacock flower, royal poinciana
    showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    Circis siliquastrum, Judas tree, love tree
    small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers
    Cercis canadensis, redbud
    small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers; found in damp sheltered underwood
    Prunus caroliniana, cherry laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange, wild orange
    small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
    fruit tree
    tree bearing edible fruit
    mountain ash
    any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
    ailanthus
    any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
    Bulnesia sarmienti, palo santo
    South American tree of dry interior regions of Argentina and Paraguay having resinous heartwood used for incense
    Guaiacum officinale, lignum vitae
    small evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America; a source of lignum vitae wood, hardest of commercial timbers, and a medicinal resin
    Guaiacum sanctum, bastard lignum vitae
    small evergreen tree of the southern United States and West Indies a source of lignum vitae wood
    poplar, poplar tree
    any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
    Cliftonia monophylla, buckwheat tree, titi
    tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers
    maple
    any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
    holly
    any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
    Pistacia terebinthus, terebinth
    a Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine
    Aesculus hippocastanum, buckeye, horse chestnut
    tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
    Chrysophyllum oliviforme, caimitillo, damson plum, satin leaf, satinleaf
    tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit
    silver bell
    any of various deciduous trees of the genus Halesia having white bell-shaped flowers
    Cordia alliodora, Equador laurel, Spanish elm, cypre, princewood, salmwood
    large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood
    Jatropha curcus, physic nut
    small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities
    Hevea brasiliensis, Para rubber tree, caoutchouc tree
    deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers; it yields a milky juice that is the chief source of commercial rubber
    Aleurites moluccana, candlenut, varnish tree
    large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
    Aleurites fordii, tung, tung tree, tung-oil tree
    Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
    cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree
    a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
    nut tree
    tree bearing edible nuts
    spice tree
    tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
    cacao bean, cocoa bean
    seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
    custard apple, custard apple tree
    any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
    Laurus nobilis, bay, bay laurel, bay tree, true laurel
    small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
    Cinnamomum camphora, camphor tree
    large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
    Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, cinnamon
    tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
    Cinnamomum cassia, cassia, cassia-bark tree
    Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
    Cinnamomum loureirii, Saigon cinnamon
    tropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark; yields a bark used medicinally
    Persea Americana, avocado, avocado tree
    tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
    Persea borbonia, laurel-tree, red bay
    small tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood
    Sassafras albidum, sassafras, sassafras tree
    yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
    California bay tree, California laurel, California olive, Oregon myrtle, Umbellularia californica, mountain laurel, pepperwood, sassafras laurel, spice tree
    Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
    Magnolia grandiflora, bull bay, evergreen magnolia, large-flowering magnolia, southern magnolia
    evergreen tree of southern United States having large stiff glossy leaves and huge white sweet-smelling flowers
    Magnolia tripetala, elk-wood, elkwood, umbrella magnolia, umbrella tree
    small deciduous tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches
    Magnolia fraseri, earleaved umbrella tree
    small erect deciduous tree with large leaves in coiled formations at branch tips
    Magnolia acuminata, cucumber tree
    American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumber
    Magnolia macrophylla, great-leaved macrophylla, large-leaved cucumber tree, large-leaved magnolia
    large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base
    Chinese magnolia, Magnolia soulangiana, saucer magnolia
    large deciduous shrub or small tree having large open rosy to purplish flowers; native to Asia; prized as an ornamental in eastern North America
    Magnolia stellata, star magnolia
    deciduous shrubby magnolia from Japan having fragrant white starlike flowers blooming before leaves unfold; grown as an ornamental in United States
    Magnolia virginiana, swamp bay, swamp laurel, sweet bay
    shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
    Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, nutmeg tree
    East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
    Durio zibethinus, durian, durian tree, durion
    tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
    Panama tree, Sterculia apetala
    large deciduous tree native to Panama and from which the country takes its name; having densely leafy crown and naked trunk
    Java olives, Sterculia foetida, kalumpang
    large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food
    Cola acuminata, goora nut, kola, kola nut, kola nut tree
    tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
    macadamia, macadamia tree
    any tree of the genus Macadamia
    hazel, hazelnut, hazelnut tree
    any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
    Salvadora persica, mustard tree, toothbrush tree
    glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
    olive tree
    a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
    walnut, walnut tree
    any of various trees of the genus Juglans
    hickory, hickory tree
    American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
    Carya illinoensis, Carya illinoinsis, pecan, pecan tree
    tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts
    wing nut, wing-nut
    any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia
    Grias cauliflora, anchovy pear, anchovy pear tree
    West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango
    Bertholletia excelsa, brazil nut, brazil-nut tree
    tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
    Myrtus communis, common myrtle
    European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries
    Pimenta dioica, allspice, allspice tree, pimento tree
    aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
    Pimenta officinalis, allspice tree
    tropical American tree having small white flowers and aromatic berries
    Eugenia corynantha, sour cherry
    Australian tree with sour red fruit
    Eugenia uniflora, Surinam cherry, pitanga
    Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
    Eugenia jambos, jambosa, rose apple, rose-apple tree
    tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
    Myrciaria cauliflora, jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree
    small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
    Psidium guajava, guava, guava bush, true guava
    small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit
    Psidium littorale, guava, strawberry guava, yellow cattley guava
    small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
    Psidium cattleianum, Psidium littorale longipes, cattley guava, purple strawberry guava
    small tropical shrubby tree bearing deep red oval fruit
    Brazilian guava, Psidium guineense
    South American tree having fruit similar to the true guava
    Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum, clove, clove tree
    moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
    Punica granatum, pomegranate, pomegranate tree
    shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
    Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree
    East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
    Mammea americana, mamey, mammee, mammee apple, mammee tree
    tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
    Carica papaya, melon tree, papaia, papaya, papaya tree, pawpaw
    tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    mulberry, mulberry tree
    any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
    Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, breadfruit, breadfruit tree
    native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
    Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree
    East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
    Artocarpus odoratissima, marang, marang tree
    Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
    Chrysobalanus icaco, coco plum, coco plum tree, cocoa plum, icaco
    small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
    Cydonia oblonga, quince, quince bush
    small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
    Eriobotrya japonica, Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, loquat, loquat tree
    evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
    apple tree
    any tree of the genus Malus especially those bearing firm rounded edible fruits
    Mespilus germanica, medlar, medlar tree
    small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
    plum, plum tree
    any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plumcot, plumcot tree
    hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
    apricot, apricot tree
    Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
    cherry, cherry tree
    any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    almond tree
    any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
    Prunus persica, peach, peach tree
    cultivated in temperate regions
    Prunus persica nectarina, nectarine, nectarine tree
    variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
    Pyrus communis, pear, pear tree
    Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
    European mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia, rowan, rowan tree
    Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits
    American mountain ash, Sorbus americana
    a variety of mountain ash
    Sorbus sitchensis, Western mountain ash
    an ash of the western coast of North America
    Sorbus domestica, service tree, sorb apple, sorb apple tree
    medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
    genipa
    any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind
    Averrhoa carambola, carambola, carambola tree
    East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
    Averrhoa bilimbi, bilimbi
    East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
    citrus, citrus tree
    any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
    Ailanthus altissima, tree of heaven, tree of the gods
    deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers; widely planted in United States as a street tree because of its resistance to pollution
    Irvingia gabonensis, dika, wild mango, wild mango tree
    African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
    Populus balsamifera, balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac
    poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
    Populus alba, abele, aspen poplar, silver-leaved poplar, white aspen, white poplar
    a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces
    Populus canescens, gray poplar, grey poplar
    large rapidly growing poplar with faintly lobed dentate leaves grey on the lower surface; native to Europe but introduced and naturalized elsewhere
    Populus nigra, black poplar
    large European poplar
    cottonwood
    any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
    aspen
    any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
    Blighia sapida, akee, akee tree
    widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
    Dimocarpus longan, Euphorbia litchi, Nephelium longana, longan, longanberry, lungen
    tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
    Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi, lichee, litchi, litchi tree
    Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
    Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus, Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, genip, ginep, honey berry, mamoncillo
    tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
    Nephelium lappaceum, rambotan, rambutan, rambutan tree
    Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
    Nephelium mutabile, pulasan, pulasan tree, pulassan
    East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
    Acer saccharinum, silver maple
    a common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood
    Acer saccharum, rock maple, sugar maple
    maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies
    Acer rubrum, red maple, scarlet maple, swamp maple
    maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves turn scarlet and yellow in autumn
    Acer pennsylvanicum, goosefoot maple, moose-wood, moosewood, striped dogwood, striped maple
    maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn
    Acer macrophyllum, Oregon maple, big-leaf maple
    maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumn
    Acer glabrum, Rocky-mountain maple, dwarf maple
    small maple of northwestern North America
    Acer spicatum, mountain alder, mountain maple
    small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn
    Acer circinatum, vine maple
    small maple of northwestern North America having prostrate stems that root freely and form dense thickets
    Acer campestre, field maple, hedge maple
    shrubby Eurasian maple often used as a hedge
    Acer platanoides, Norway maple
    a large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties
    Acer pseudoplatanus, great maple, scottish maple, sycamore
    Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn
    Acer negundo, ash-leaved maple, box elder
    common shade tree of eastern and central United States
    Acer argutum, pointed-leaf maple
    small shrubby Japanese plant with leaves having 5 to 7 acuminate lobes; yellow in autumn
    Acer japonicum, Japanese maple, full moon maple
    leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan
    Acer palmatum, Japanese maple
    ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties
    Ilex decidua, bearberry, possum haw, winterberry
    deciduous shrub of southeastern and central United States
    Ilex glabra, evergreen winterberry, gall-berry, gallberry, inkberry
    evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries
    Ilex paraguariensis, Paraguay tea, mate
    South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
    American holly, Christmas holly
    an evergreen tree
    low gallberry holly
    an evergreen shrub
    tall gallberry holly
    an evergreen shrub
    yaupon holly
    an evergreen shrub
    deciduous holly
    a holly tree
    juneberry holly
    a holly shrub
    largeleaf holly
    a holly tree
    Geogia holly
    a holly shrub
    common winterberry holly
    a holly shrub
    smooth winterberry holly
    a holly shrub
    Anacardium occidentale, cashew, cashew tree
    tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
    Mangifera indica, mango, mango tree
    large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
    Pistacia vera, pistachio, pistachio tree
    small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
    Spondias mombin, hog plum, yellow mombin, yellow mombin tree
    tropical American tree having edible yellow fruit
    Spondias purpurea, jocote, mombin, mombin tree
    common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
    sweet buckeye
    a tall and often cultivated buckeye of the central United States
    Ohio buckeye
    a buckeye with scaly grey bark that is found in the central United States
    bottlebrush buckeye, dwarf buckeye
    a spreading shrub with pink flowers; found in southeastern United States
    red buckeye
    a shrub buckeye of southern United States
    particolored buckeye
    a buckeye marked by different colors or tints
    persimmon, persimmon tree
    any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
    Chrysophyllum cainito, caimito, star apple
    evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides
    Achras zapota, Manilkara zapota, sapodilla, sapodilla tree
    large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras
    Pouteria campechiana nervosa, canistel, canistel tree
    tropical tree of Florida and West Indies yielding edible fruit
    Halesia carolina, Halesia tetraptera, opossum wood, silver-bell tree, silverbell tree, snowdrop tree
    medium-sized tree of West Virginia to Florida and Texas
    Cornus florida, common white dogwood, eastern flowering dogwood
    deciduous tree; celebrated for its large white or pink bracts and stunning autumn color that is followed by red berries
    American dogwood, Cornus stolonifera, red dogwood, red osier, red osier dogwood, redbrush
    common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
    Cornus obliqua, silky dogwood
    shrub of eastern North America closely resembling silky cornel
    Cornus amomum, silky cornel, silky dogwood
    shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit
    Cornus sanguinea, blood-twig, common European dogwood, pedwood, red dogwood
    European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers
    Cornus canadensis, bunchberry, crackerberry, dwarf cornel, pudding berry
    creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
    Cornus mas, cornelian cherry
    deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
    type of:
    tree
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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