Definition of Griselinia littoralis
1. Noun. Small New Zealand broadleaf evergreen tree often cultivated in warm regions as an ornamental.
Group relationships: Genus Griselinia, Griselinia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Griselinia littoralis
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1. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1908)
"Griselinia littoralis.—New Zealand, 1872. This forms a compact bush of moderate size, and is fairly hardy. The leaves are of a light, pleasing green shade, ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"232 : " He (Mr. Caley) calls it in his notes. 'Bristle Bird.'" Broad-leaf, n. a settlers' name for Griselinia littoralis, Raoul ; Maori name, ..."
3. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"Both the last-named grow in warm greenhouse.—DMPA 1, Forsythia suspensa ; 2, Griselinia littoralis, rarely seen in flower.—0. D., Waterford. ..."