Korean evodia

noun
variants: or less commonly Korean euodia

Definition of Korean evodia

: a small deciduous tree (Tetradium daniellii synonym Evodia daniellii or Euodia daniellii) of China and Korea with flat-topped clusters of small, usually white fragrant flowers and reddish black pods with shiny black seeds The Korean evodia's large spread and dense foliage make it a perfect shade tree. Its flowers attract bees, and when the fruits fall, mourning doves relish them.Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, 30 July 2006

Note: Korean evodia is often grown as a shade tree and attracts honeybees when in bloom.

called also bee bee tree

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First Known Use of Korean evodia

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Korean evodia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Korean%20evodia. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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