Definition of Griselinia littoralis

1. Noun. Small New Zealand broadleaf evergreen tree often cultivated in warm regions as an ornamental.

Exact synonyms: Kapuka
Group relationships: Genus Griselinia, Griselinia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Griselinia Littoralis

Grime
Grimes
Grimes' golden
Grimm
Grimm's law
Grims
Grimsby
Grindelia robusta
Grindelia squarrosa
Gringolandia
Griqua
Griquas
Grisel's syndrome
Griselda
Griselinia
Griselinia littoralis (current term)
Griselinia lucida
Grisolle's sign
Grison vittatus
Grisonella ratellina
Grisons
Grissel
Grit
Grits
Gritti's operation
Gritti-Stokes amputation
Grizel
Grizelda
Grk
Grocco's sign

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. ..."

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