Definition of Norfolk island pine
1. Noun. Evergreen of Australia and Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Norfolk Island Pine
Literary usage of Norfolk island pine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"norfolk island pine and Tree-fern.—Fruits.—Description of Prisoners.—Assemblies for Worship. —Jail. 2nd mo. 12th. AT the request of the Governor, ..."
2. The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two by Hugh Miller (1857)
"norfolk island pine. (Young Specimen.) ferns and numerous coniferous trees of the Coal Measures, known objects by which to conceive of some of the more ..."
3. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Joseph Paxton, Thomas Baines (1884)
"'This' (the norfolk island pine) 'is a sort between that which grows in New Zealand, and that in New Caledonia ; the foliage differing something from both, ..."
4. The School Garden Book by Clarence Moores Weed, Philip Emerson (1911)
"The species most commonly grown is Araucaria excelsa, which the English gardeners call the norfolk island pine. The foliage of this is a dark, rich, ..."
5. Arcana of Nature: Or, The History and Laws of Creation by Hudson Tuttle (1870)
"norfolk island pine. — Carboniferous Scenery. — Luxuriance of Vegetation. — Islands of the South Sea represent the Coal Era. — The marine Depths.—Fucoids. ..."