Definition of Kiggelaria africana
1. Noun. Large much-branched shrub grown primarily for its evergreen foliage.
Group relationships: Genus Kiggelaria, Kiggelaria
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Kiggelaria africana
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1. Elements of Botany by Robert John Thornton (1812)
"... (kiggelaria africana). 127. Two-rowed (disticha) pointing from two sides of the branch, although everywhere inserted, as Deciduous Cypress ..."
2. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"A thermometer which we had brought indicated 55° in the phade and 70° in the sun, at 10 л. м. Round the waterfall I saw kiggelaria africana with fruit, ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"... or about 7 casks of pulp, weighing about 350 to 400 pounds each. — Drug. Circ., 1892, 8. kiggelaria africana — Hydrocyanic Acid. ..."