American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Styrax, especially S. japonicus and S. obassia of eastern Asia, having bell-shaped white flowers. Also called storax.
- n. Any member of the genus Soldanella of flowering plants native to European mountains, typically with a basal rosette of simple, orbicular leaves and white to violet flowers.
- n. rare A styrax.
- n. small tree native to Japan
- snow + bell (Wiktionary)
“The Green Man recommends the Japanese snowbell tree Styrax japonicus as a good companion to the popular Japanese maple cultivar 'Crimson Queen.”
“The Japanese snowbell tree provides a flowering tree to enjoy in late Spring, after other trees have bloomed i May to early June.”
“Other characteristic species in the southern part are pine Pinus thunbergii, maple Acer formosum, A. palmatum, oak Quercus acutissima, and snowbell Styrax.”
“He's organized dozens of other landowners to plant a beautiful but highly endangered tree called the Texas snowbell.”
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