ChineseEdit

crystal tree
trad. (水晶樹) 水晶
simp. (水晶树) 水晶

EtymologyEdit

Named for its brightly shining leaves.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

水晶樹

  1. The "crystal tree", a variety of the Chinese pistachio (Pistacia chinensis) that grows at the grave of Confucius in Qufu, China.

ReferencesEdit

  • Botanicon Sinicum, Vol. II: The Botany of the Chinese Classics (1892), Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, p. 399.