Definition of Malpighia glabra
1. Noun. Tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries.
Terms within: Acerola, Barbados Cherry, Surinam Cherry, West Indian Cherry
Generic synonyms: Dicot, Dicotyledon, Exogen, Magnoliopsid
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Literary usage of Malpighia glabra
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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1913)
"Jamaica is the type locality for both Malpighia glabra L. and M. urens L. Recently specimens of an additional species have come to hand. ..."
2. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"MALPIGHIA glabra. Umbels and racemi axillary and termina]. ... MALPIGHIA glabra. Bryant 206. Jacq. amer, 136; 8ш, 171, tinder п. 2. 3. MALPIGHIA ureas. ..."
3. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"[Named after Malpighi, an Italian anatomist.] A genus of ornamental shrubs, natives of tropical America. The Malpighia glabra mid Malpighia urens bear ..."