Definition of Ardisia
1. Noun. Tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrsinaceae, Myrsinaceae, Myrsine Family
Member holonyms: Ardisia Crenata, Coralberry, Spiceberry, Ardisia Escallonoides, Ardisia Paniculata, Marlberry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ardisia
Literary usage of Ardisia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1818)
"Drupa supera monosperma. Specific Character and Synonym. Ardisia crenata ... Ardisia crenulata. Loddiges Bot. Cab. 2. Donn's Hort. Cantab, a Pursh, p, 64. ..."
2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"Ardisia Swartz. Ardisia elmeri Mez in 1'hilip. .lourn. Sei. ... Widely distributed in the Philippines. Borneo. Ardisia serrata (l'iiv. ..."