Definition of Negro peach
1. Noun. A stout spreading or semi-climbing tropical shrub with round brownish-red warty fruit; Africa.
Group relationships: Genus Sarcocephalus, Sarcocephalus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Negro peach
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1. A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in (1830)
"THE negro peach,. OR EDIBLE PEACH. The tree on which the negro peach is produced is very handsome, with lanceolate leaves, resembling those of the orange. ..."
2. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"The tree on which the negro peach is produced is very handsome, with lanceolate leaves, resem bling those of the orange. The flowers are white, ..."
3. Official Guide to the Kew Museums: A Handbook to the Museums of Economic by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Daniel Oliver, John Reader Jackson (1875)
"... used by tanners and dyers. 16728 tons of ' Terra japonica' were imported in 1874. No, 205. negro peach, of Sierra Leone. The dense fruit-heads of ..."
4. Mitchell's Geographical Reader: A System of Modern Geography, Comprising a by Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1840)
"The yam, sweet potatoe, banana, pine-apple, orange, lime, the negro- peach, and monkey-apple, are among the roots and fruits found in nearly all quarters. ..."