Definition of Curtisia

1. Noun. A large evergreen tree of South Africa.

Exact synonyms: Genus Curtisia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtisia

Curie point
Curie points
Curie temperature
Curietherapy
Curitiba
Curling's ulcer
Curragh
Currer Bell
Curry
Curry–Howard correspondence
Curschmann's disease
Cursorius
Cursorius cursor
Curt
Curtis
Curtisia
Curtiss
Curupira
Curvularia
Cusco
Cuscuta
Cuscuta gronovii
Cush
Cushing
Cushing's basophilism
Cushing's disease
Cushing's pituitary basophilism
Cushing's suture
Cushing's syndrome
Cushing's syndrome medicamentosus

Literary usage of Curtisia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Green-house Companion: Comprising a General Course of Green-house and by John Claudius Loudon (1825)
"curtisia faginea, a Cape tree with broad leaves: it grows in loam and peat, and ripened cuttings root in sand under a bell-glass. ..."

2. An Epitome of the Second Edition of Hortus Kewensis by William Townsend Aiton (1814)
"610. W.Indies. 1794 v, vi. obtusifolia, blunt-leaved. Barbadoes. 1790 pentaphylla, five-leaved. Bof. mag. t. 1375. Cayenne. 1800 x, xit, curtisia, ..."

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