From the genus name.
callicarpa (plural callicarpas)
- 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.