beautyberry
noun Date: 1923 any of a genus (Callicarpa) of deciduous shrubs and trees of the vervain family that bear dense clusters of small usually purple berries and are often cultivated as ornamentals

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  • Beautyberry — Taxobox name = Beautyberry image width = 240px image caption = Callicarpa dichotoma Early Amethyst (Purple Beautyberry) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa… …   Wikipedia

  • beautyberry — /byooh tee ber ee/, n., pl. beautyberries. any of various shrubs of the genus Callicarpa, of southern North America, as C. americana, having clusters of bluish flowers and purple, berrylike fruit. [1920 25, Amer.; BEAUTY + BERRY, as trans. of NL… …   Universalium

  • beautyberry — noun a) A genus of shrubs, Callicarpa, which produce berries b) The berry produced from this shrub …   Wiktionary

  • beautyberry — /byooh tee ber ee/, n., pl. beautyberries. any of various shrubs of the genus Callicarpa, of southern North America, as C. americana, having clusters of bluish flowers and purple, berrylike fruit. [1920 25, Amer.; BEAUTY + BERRY, as trans. of NL… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Callicarpa americana — Taxobox name = American Beautyberry image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa species = C. americana binomial = Callicarpa americana binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Callicarpa bodinieri — Taxobox name = Bodinier s Beautyberry image width = 230px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa species = C. bodinieri binomial = Callicarpa bodinieri binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Callicarpa dichotoma — Taxobox image caption = Purple Beautyberry fruits regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa species = C. dichotoma binomial = Callicarpa dichotoma Callicarpa… …   Wikipedia

  • Callicarpa japonica — Taxobox name = Japanese Beautyberry image width = 230px image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa species = C. japonica binomial = Callicarpa japonica …   Wikipedia

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  • Callicarpa shikokiana — Taxobox image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Verbenaceae genus = Callicarpa species = C. shikokiana binomial = Callicarpa shikokiana Callicarpa shikokiana , commonly called… …   Wikipedia

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