celastrus definition

  • noun:
    • the sort genus associated with the Celastraceae, comprising the plants known as climbing bittersweet; bittersweet and shrubby bittersweet; these are generally woody vines and bushes local chiefly to Asia and Australian Continent, bearing yellow to orange capsules which available to reveal red-coated seeds. See additionally bittersweet{3b}.
    • A genus of shrubby climbers or woods, all-natural purchase Celastrace┼ô, natives of America and of the mountains of Asia, China, Japan, and parts of Africa: commonly known as Staff-trees.
    • genus of woody vines and erect bushes (type genus for the Celastraceae) which native mainly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet

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