Definition of Paliurus spina-christi

1. Noun. Thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit.

Exact synonyms: Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem Thorn
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Group relationships: Genus Paliurus, Paliurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paliurus Spina-christi

Palestinians
Palestrina
Palfyn
Palfyn's sinus
Palgrave
Palikir
Palinism
Palinista
Palinistas
Palinuridae
Palinurus
Palio di Siena
Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi (current term)
Pall Mall
Palladian
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales

Literary usage of Paliurus spina-christi

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"... mentioned is Paliurus spina-christi. This is a bush 10 to 13 fee high. It does not extend so far south as the two preceding species but thrives on the ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Paliurus Spina-Christi. ... This species is supposed by some to have- furnished Christ's crown of thorns; see also Paliurus Spina-Christi. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"This spn-ies is supposed by noun' to have furnished Christ's crown of thorns; see also Paliurus Spina-Christi. z. ..."

4. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"Paliurus Spina Christi, Miller. (P. aculeatus, Lambert.) The Christ-Thorn. From the Mediterranean Sea to Nepal. A deciduous bush or finally tree, ..."

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