Definition of Medinilla

1. Noun. Tropical Old World ornamental evergreen shrubs having fleshy leaves and large panicles of white pink flowers.




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Literary usage of Medinilla

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1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1854)
"... and Medinilla magnifica were not the less objects of attraction. The fruit exceeded anticipation. The beautiful peaches, fragrant nectarines, ..."

2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"The species is most closely allied to Medinilla lagunas Vidal but has quite differently ... Medinilla bracteata Cogn. in DC. Monog. Phan. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"(Ben- tham and Hooker, 1867), < Medinilla + -ear. ... typified by the genus Medinilla. It Is distinguished by a berry-like or coriaceous fruit, which breaks ..."

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