Definition of Flacourtia indica
1. Noun. Small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums.
Group relationships: Flacourtia, Genus Flacourtia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flacourtia Indica
Literary usage of Flacourtia indica
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)
"This species is distributed from Benguet to the southern limits of the Archipelago. Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr. (Fig. 69). ..."
2. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"Fig. See Ficus spp. Filbert, Corylus avellana: Precoce de Frauendorf, 52354. Princesse royale, 52355. Fir. See Abies spp. Flacourtia indica, 52411. ..."
3. The Miombo in Transition: Woodlands and Welfare in Africa by Bruce Morgan Campbell (1996)
"... and Flacourtia indica). Wild fruits are mostly consumed by children, but also eaten by adults when walking through the bush, herding animals or ..."
4. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"The upper surface is green, or yellow- green in full sun, whereas the under surface is bronze-red. Propagation is by stem cuttings. Flacourtia indica (Burnt ..."