halesia definition

  • noun:
    • the genus Halesia of American bushes with white blossoms.
    • A genus of United states bushes containing a number of species, known as snowdrop woods, or silver-bell trees. They usually have showy, white blossoms, sagging on slender pedicels.
    • The common title associated with the snowdrop- or silverbell-tree for the southern usa, from the all-natural order Styrace√¶, distinguished from Styrax and Symplocos mainly by its winged fruit.
    • deciduous small trees or shrubs of Asia and east North America

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