Definition of African holly
1. Noun. Woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Holly
Literary usage of African holly
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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1810)
"african holly. Nat. of the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Fr. Masson. Introd. 17<)4. FL May and June. GH v¡ . Perada. 4. ..."
2. The Green-house Companion: Comprising a General Course of Green-house and by John Claudius Loudon (1825)
"EX crocea, african holly, a shrub from the Cape of Good Hope in 1794, flowering in May and June. I. Perado, thick-leaved Holly, a shrub from Madeira in 1760 ..."