a yellow-flowered shrub, Kerria japonica, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
- Compare jetbead.
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How to use kerria in a sentence
Upon the wall by the vinery a Corchorus (kerria) japonica is laden with wreaths of golden blossom.A Year in a Lancashire Garden | Henry Arthur Bright
The only genera in this tribe which contain well-known plants are Spira and kerria.Botany for Ladies | Jane Loudon
It has very clean white flowers, and from appearances looks as though a cross with kerria might be successful.Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens | Ernest Thomas Cook