Definition of Macadamia ternifolia
1. Noun. Small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts.
Terms within: Macadamia Nut
Geographical relationships: Aloha State, Hawai'i, Hawaii, Hi
Group relationships: Genus Macadamia
Generic synonyms: Macadamia, Macadamia Tree
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Literary usage of Macadamia ternifolia
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1902)
"tralian iron-wood; macadamia ternifolia, Queensland nut tree, leaves prickly ... macadamia ternifolia, Lauras camphora and Ceratonia siliqua did not thrive. ..."
2. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"An Australian tree-shrub, a small tree called the macadamia ternifolia, has been introduced in California in recent years, and is regarded as a valuable ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... (wild chestnut of South Africa), and macadamia ternifolia (Queensland nut). Banksia and Protea furnish important bee-plants. Order 30. SANTALALES 60. ..."
4. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1915)
"... There are several species of Macadamia, the one that I have raised most extensively being known as macadamia ternifolia. This is a handsome evergreen, ..."
5. All about Hawaii (1910)
"... Cordia subcordata Loquat Eriobotrya japonica Pride of India or Bead tree Metia Azedarach Macadamia Nut macadamia ternifolia Papaya Carica papaya Pepper ..."