Definition of Flacourtia
1. Noun. Often spiny trees or shrubs of tropical Asia and Africa.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Flacourtiaceae, Flacourtia Family, Flacourtiaceae
Member holonyms: Batoko Palm, Flacourtia Indica, Governor Plum, Governor's Plum, Madagascar Plum, Ramontchi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flacourtia
Literary usage of Flacourtia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Flacourtia rukam is a tree reaching a height of about 20 meters and a diameter of ... The pulp is fleshy, edible, and has an agreeable flavor. Flacourtia ..."
2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"Flacourtia. Gen. pi. 1546. MASC. CVz/. 5-partitus. Cor. 0. Stam. 50—100. FEM. Cal. ... Shining-leaved Flacourtia. Nat. ot Madagascar. Introd. 1775, by Mons. ..."
3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"The TOMI-TOMI, or Unarmed Flacourtia is the Flacourtia inermis of authors, and a native of the Molucca Islands, where it is very extensively cultivated for ..."