Calycanthus


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calycanthus

(ˌkælɪˈkænθəs)
n
(Plants) any of several shrubs of the genus Calycanthus, found in North America
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Noun1.calycanthus - a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspiceCalycanthus - a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family - shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
allspice - deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States
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Other flavorful barks worth cultivating include the cinnamon-flavored CAROLINA ALLSPICE (Calycanthus floridus; the only part considered safe to eat is the inner bark, so caution is advised); SWEET BIRCH (Betula lenta); and SHAGBARK HICKORY (Carya ovata).
Calycanthus (sweetshrub), cephalanthus (buttonbush), and clethra (summersweet) are all natives.
5-9 Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 5-7 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 3-8 Bumald spiraea Spiraea x bumalda 3-8 Burkwood viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii 5-8 Bush cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 2-6 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus 4-9 Chenault coralberry Symphoricarpos x 4-7 chenaultii Chengtu lilac Syringa swenginzowii 5-6 Common box Buxus sempervirens 5-8 Common flowering Chaenomeles speciose 4-8 quince Common lilac Syringa vulgaris 3-7 Common mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 4-8 Common ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 2-7 Common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus 3-7 Common winterberry Ilex verticillata 3-9 Doublefile viburnum Viburnum plicatum var.