Definition of Trifoliata
1. Noun. Small fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges.
Group relationships: Genus Poncirus, Poncirus
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifoliata
Literary usage of Trifoliata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1891)
"... trifoliata, Bowman's root, is a native plant twelve to eighteen inches high. The reddish stems bear handsomely-cut foliage and at the top a loose open ..."
2. Citrus Fruits: An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry, with Special by John Eliot Coit (1915)
"They are especially suited to Dot culture, when budded on Citrus trifoliata root, and are convenient to move about as desired on verandas and in formal ..."
3. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock, C. J. H. Warden, David Hooper (1890)
"... the root and leaves of C. indica are used in decoction as an anthelmintic, and the juice of the leaves of C. trifoliata is given to children suffering ..."
4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1900)
"True and false hybrids from same fruit of C. trifoliata^ x C. aurantium ... Hybrids of Sandford's Mediterranean (C. aurantium sinensis) ? x C. trifoliata $. ..."