Definition of Native holly
1. Noun. Low spreading evergreen shrub of southern Australia having triangular to somewhat heart-shaped foliage and orange-yellow flowers followed by flat winged pods.
Group relationships: Genus Platylobium, Platylobium
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Native holly
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1. Tree-culture in New Zealand by Henry John Matthews (1905)
"... —native holly.—New Zealand. 6ft. to 12 ft. E. Much resembling the Holly; ornamental. Hardy; any soil or situation. ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"Largo quantities of the native holly are brought each year from Long Island and southern New Jersey to the New York market for the same use. ..."
3. Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal edited by Enoch Lewis, Samuel Rhoads (1851)
"The native holly grows from Long Island to Florida, and is quite abundant in the woods of New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. It forms a shrub or small tree, ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Large quantities of the native holly are brought each year from Long Island and southern New Jersey to the New York market for the same use. ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"HOLLAND, the native holly. Ilex aquifolium. In N. Northumberland, he-hollin and she-hollin are discriminated. The latter is the kind without prickles, ..."
6. Aristocrats of the Garden by Ernest Henry Wilson (1917)
"The native Holly (/. opaca) with dull green leaves is a hardier but inferior tree from an ornamental viewpoint. The native Black Alder or Winter- ..."