Definition of Griselinia
1. Noun. Evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae
Member holonyms: Griselinia Lucida, Puka, Griselinia Littoralis, Kapuka
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Griselinia
Literary usage of Griselinia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"FLOWERS 3, or dioecious by arrest (Griselinia), in a head or umbel with a usually coloured involucre, rarely in a corymb without an involucre. ..."
2. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1899)
"Puka (Griselinia lucida), Fureter. 69. Tree karamu (Coprosma arbórea), T. Kirk. 70. Yellow-wood (Coprosma linariifolia), Hooker f. 71. ..."
3. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... reminds one, as does the epiphytic Griselinia, of the rain-forest of South Chili ; some orchids and a Peperomia point to immigration from the tropics, ..."
4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... Euonymus, Hydrangea, Griselinia macrophylla, Portugal and ... uninjured were Osmanthus ilicifolius, Olearia Haastii, Irish Yews, Griselinia macrophylla, ..."
5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Griselinia.— There are certain exposed spots in our shore-gardens where even the ... The sexes being apart however in Griselinia, the plants are sterile ..."