Definition of Astroloma humifusum
1. Noun. Small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia.
Group relationships: Astroloma, Genus Astroloma
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Astroloma Humifusum
Literary usage of Astroloma humifusum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"... the principal species of which, the native currant of the colonists, Astroloma humifusum, E. Br., and the so-called native peach, ..."
2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"Styphelia viridis, or the " five corner," and astroloma humifusum, or the " ground berry," are well known as having edible drupes, and there are three ..."
3. The Green-house Companion: Comprising a General Course of Green-house and by John Claudius Loudon (1825)
"ASTROLOMA humifusum, BM 1439, a low bushy New Holland shrub, with scarlet flowers which come out from May to October : it grows in sandy loam and peat, ..."
4. A Complete Index to the Companion to the Almanac, from Its Commencement, in (1843)
"25.f astroloma humifusum, '31. 37. Astronomy introduced into Europe, '28. 57 ; observations and discoveries in, '29.57—59 ; science of, revised, id. ..."