Definition of Cliftonia

1. Noun. One species: titi.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cliftonia

Cleveland steamers
Clevenger
Clevenger's fissure
Clianthus formosus
Clianthus puniceus
Clianthus speciosus
Clichy
Clichy-la-Garenne
Cliff
Clifford
Clifford Odets
Clifford trust
Cliffordian
Clifton
Cliftonia
Cliftonia monophylla
Climategate
Clinch River
Clinidae
Clinopodium
Clinopodium grandiflorum
Clinopodium vulgare
Clinoril
Clint
Clinton
Clinton's lily
Clinton administration
Clintonesque
Clintonia andrewsiana

Literary usage of Cliftonia

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1. Phycologia Australica; or, A history of Australian seaweeds by William Henry Harvey (1863)
"cliftonia (Harv.*), in honour of George Clifton, Esq., RN, the indefatigable and successful explorer of the ..."

2. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico). by Charles Sprague Sargent (1905)
"cliftonia, Gaertn. f. A glabrous tree or shrub, with thick dark brown scaly ... cliftonia is represented by a single species of the south Atlantic and Gulf ..."

3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"NOTE ON THE HISTORY OF cliftonia. BY JAMES BRITTEN, FLS IN this Journal for 1908 (p. 87) it was pointed out that the /genus cliftonia did not, ..."

4. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"FRUIT either a fleshy 2-celled 2-valved 1-2-seeded capsule (Cyrilla), or a nearly dry drupe with 4 wings, 4 cells and 4 seeds (cliftonia], SEEDS inverted. ..."

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