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Related to Chionanthus: Chionanthus virginicus
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Noun1.Chionanthus - deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
fringe tree - any of various small decorative flowering trees or shrubs of the genus Chionanthus
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Contract awarded for Line 25 tries chionanthus retusus bosik construction
In a study of ornamentals, Werner (2007) observed exceptional drought tolerance in four species which all possess tori: Chionanthus retusus Lindl.
ericifolia (oil from these leaves has been used for dental and medical preparations), a subspecies of Stephania japonica (used in several cultures for its antispasmodic and astringent action), a rare species of Coprosma (inopinata) that was only discovered on the mountain ridges in 1990, and Chionanthus quadristamineus (blue plum), with its large blue fruit.
amp; Chun, Sunyatsenia 5: 168, 1940 (accepted name: Chionanthus hainanensis, endemic to Hainan (Chang et al.