callicarpa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

callicarpa (plural callicarpas)

  1. Any of the genus Callicarpa of shrubs and small trees, the beautyberries.
    • 2007 August 30, Anne Raver, “Vistas and Close-Ups, Staged by a Filmmaker”, New York Times:
      There were callicarpas full of pale lavender berries, which would turn purple in the fall; viburnums and shrub dogwoods; and lacy elderberries juxtaposed against dense evergreens or the large, floppy leaves of an oakleaf hydrangea.