Definition of Lycium carolinianum

1. Noun. Spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries.

Exact synonyms: Christmas Berry, Christmasberry
Group relationships: Genus Lycium, Lycium
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycium Carolinianum

Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum (current term)
Lycium halimifolium
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Lycopodium alopecuroides
Lycopodium alpinum

Literary usage of Lycium carolinianum

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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Northern Europe, Asia, north and south Africa, West Indies to Brazil. North America, 14; South Atlantic States, 1. Lycium carolinianum Walt. Fl. Car. 84. ..."

2. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1854)
"Lycium carolinianum, Mich. Fl. Bor. Amer. i. 95; Walt. Fl. Carol. 84; Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. i. 97; Dunal in DC. Prodr. xiii. 513. ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1902)
"Lycium carolinianum, Michx. Myers (241), Marco, Punta Rassa, Sanibel. Salt marshes and mangrove swamps. A shrub eight to fifteen feet high. ..."

4. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1884)
"Lycium carolinianum (Michaux). Abundant in the salt marshes. 119. *Cestrum fastigiatum (Jacq.). Very common all round the SW portion of the island. ..."

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