The profuse brilliant orange-coloured berries of the C. Lelandii (Mespilus) ensures it a place on walls and trellises.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
Gnaphalium, Daphne papyrif., Mespilus microphyllus!
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
The popular name for these beautiful trees is Snowy Mespilus.
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
To this may be added the Mespilus, or medlar, being a very hard wood, and of which very beautiful walking-sticks are sometimes made.
"Woodland Gleanings" by Charles Tilt
Yet thee I name, first blown and farthest found,
Slim mespilus,— thee, rowan, sweet to view;
Cherry of spicy scent and bosom round,
With grape-like clusters graced in season due.
"The Rose Of The Wilderness (Gathered In Crossing A Portage On The River Winnipeg)" by George Jehoshaphat Mountain