Crataegus


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Related to Crataegus: Crataegus oxyacantha, Passiflora
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Noun1.Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthornCrataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
Crataegus apiifolia, Crataegus marshallii, parsley haw, parsley-leaved thorn - southern United States hawthorn with pinnately lobed leaves
Crataegus biltmoreana, scarlet haw - common shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having few thorns and white flowers in corymbs followed by bright orange-red berries
Crataegus calpodendron, Crataegus tomentosa, pear haw, pear hawthorn, blackthorn - erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
cockspur hawthorn, cockspur thorn, Crataegus crus-galli - eastern United States hawthorn with long straight thorns
Crataegus aestivalis, mayhaw, summer haw - hawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves
Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus oxycantha, whitethorn, English hawthorn, may - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus monogyna, English hawthorn - European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in many varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus coccinea mollis, Crataegus mollis, downy haw, red haw - American red-fruited hawthorn with stems and leaves densely covered with short woolly hairs
References in classic literature ?
In a distant glade I have made a spring garden round an oak tree that stands alone in the sun--groups of crocuses, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips, among such flowering shrubs and trees as Pirus Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.
In a nearby sunnier spot, you might also insert a Hawthorn tree (Crataegus phaenopyrum) or two, but not directly behind your flowers as the Hawthorn makes a fiery specimen itself and would distract from the bright contrast of the red against green.
Salix alba Huathe Hawthorn Sycamore Crataegus monogyna Platanus acenfolia Duir Great Oak Eastern Oak Quercus robur Quercus palustrus Tinne Holly Black Walnut Ilex aquifolium Juglana nigra Coll Hazel Beech Coryllus avellana Fagus sylvaticus Quert Apple Crabapple Malus sylvestris Malus spp.
Crataegus x lavalleei 'carrierei' has orange-red fruits amid its glossy dark green leaves.
In most herbal reference texts, hawthorn extract (Crataegus monogyna or Crataegus laevigata) is recommended as an oral treatment option for chronic heart failure.
Paul's Scarlet hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet')
A separate study, the Survival and Prognosis Investigation of Crataegus Extract (SPICE) trial in Eastern and Central Europe, will examine the effect of 450 mg of WS 1442 hawthorn extract twice daily, or placebo, in about 2,600 patients with class II or III heart failure.
A member of the Rosaceae family, hawthorn is the popular name given to the plant genus Crataegus, which includes over 100 species.
Also, you stated that Crataegus was a good heart tonic.
Mayhaw (Crataegus opaca) is a small tree and member of the rose family.
In the understory, common trees include hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), box elder (Acer negundo), Eve's necklace (Sophora affinis) and bois d'arc (Maclura pomifera).
Many have tried to grow the Glastonbury Holy Thorn, Crataegus monogyna var, biflora, from seed and direct cuttings, but in recent years all attempts have reverted to the normal hawthorn type, flowering only in spring.