Definitions for osmanthus

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word osmanthus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Osmanthus, genus Osmanthus(noun)

    widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees of southern United States and Middle East and China and Japan

Wiktionary

  1. osmanthus(Noun)

    Any of several widely distributed evergreen flowering plants, of the genus Osmanthus.

Freebase

  1. Osmanthus

    Osmanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae, mostly native to the warm temperate zone, from the Caucasus east to Japan, with one species occurring in the southeastern United States, from Texas to Virginia. It is sometimes included in Nestegis. Osmanthus range in size from shrubs to small trees, 2–12 m tall. The leaves are opposite, evergreen, and simple, with an entire, serrated or coarsely toothed margin. The flowers are produced in spring, summer or autumn, each flower being about 1 cm long, white, with a four-lobed tubular-based corolla. The flowers grow in small panicles, and in several species have a strong fragrance. The fruit is a small, hard-skinned dark blue to purple drupe containing a single seed. ⁕Osmanthus americanus - Devilwood Osmanthus or Devilwood ⁕Osmanthus armatus ⁕Osmanthus decorus - Caucasian Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus delavayi - Delavay's Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus fragrans - Sweet Osmanthus, Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive ⁕Osmanthus heterophyllus - Chinese Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus serrulatus ⁕Osmanthus suavis ⁕Osmanthus yunnanensis - Yunnan Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus × burkwoodii


Translations for osmanthus

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for osmanthus »

Translation

Find a translation for the osmanthus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these osmanthus definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"osmanthus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jun 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/osmanthus>.

Are we missing a good definition for osmanthus? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for osmanthus:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.