Definition of Cattley guava
1. Noun. Small tropical shrubby tree bearing deep red oval fruit.
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
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Literary usage of Cattley guava
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1. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"Both have the branches round, with shining coriaceous 1. of which the younger are cinnamon-red or reddish in the cattley guava, the early bearing of ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In other countries this plant se*ms remarkably free from insect pests or fungous diseases, and this is true also of the cattley guava. ..."
3. Florida Fruits and how Raise Them by Helen Garnie Warner (1886)
"One of these is the " cattley guava," so named after Mr. Cattley, who was the first to introduce it into English hot-houses, from its native land, Brazil. ..."
4. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of edited by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn, John Joseph Quelch, James Rodway (1889)
"Although tropical and sub-tropical America are considered to be the home of the guava, the cattley guava was introduced in 182o into England, ..."
5. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"cattley guava JELLY The Cattley may be used in its mature or immature stages, its general tartness precluding the necessity generally of using lemon juice ..."