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Related to styrax: Styrax obassia, Styrax benzoin


See storax.

[Latin; see storax.]


(Plants) any tropical or subtropical tree of the genus Styrax, which includes the storaxes
[C16: via Latin from Greek sturax]
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Noun1.styrax - any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliagestyrax - any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliage
genus Styrax - deciduous or evergreen shrubs and small trees
snowbell, Styrax obassia - small tree native to Japan
Japanese snowbell, Styrax japonicum - shrubby tree of China and Japan
Styrax texana, Texas snowbell, Texas snowbells - styrax of southwestern United States; a threatened species
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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stated, “There will be some large Styrax, Japanese Maples and a number of evergreen shrubs being transitioned to new locations on the property, and we have been working with the current ownership to find good positions for these beautiful trees.
In the heart is a blend of Rose Absolute, Rose Oil, Osmanthus and styrax.
If I had to choose a favourite plant it would probably be Styrax japonica - a tree which is now festooned with a mass of dangling white bell-like flowers.
It is a tincture of the balsamic resin from trees of the genus Styrax from East Asia, combined, with Storax, the resinous exudate of the Sweetgum (Liquidambar orientalis) and, in South Africa, with Cape Aloes, the bitter exudate of leaves of Aloe ferox.
obtusata, Pinus pseudostrobus, Clethra mexicana, Cornus disciflora, Styrax ramirezii, Symplocos prionophylla, and Ternstroemia pringlei.
A winning combination of Styrax, ladanum and calamus, it was a sensual, intoxicating blend most befitting a perfume originating from the island of the goddess of love.
Triterpenoids from the resin of Styrax tonkinensis and their antiproliferative and differentiation effects in human leukemia HL-60 cells.
The mountain ash, stewartia, styrax and tree lilacs performed beautifully.
Lecane aculeata (Jakubski, 1912) Lecane amazonica (Murray, 1913) Lecane bifurca (Bryce, 1892) * + Lecane bulla bulla (Gosse, 185 I) Lecane bulla goniata (Harring e Myers, 1926) Lecane bulla styrax (Harring e Myers, 1926) * Lecane closterocerca (Schmarda, 1859) Lecane cornuta (O.