Definition of Punica granatum
1. Noun. Shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit.
Terms within: Pomegranate
Group relationships: Genus Punica, Punica
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
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Literary usage of Punica granatum
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1. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Punica granatum L. "Pomegranate." Naturalized and occasionally cultivated. The yellow-flowered form in a yard at Bassin, Feb. ..."
2. A Guide to Therapeutics and Materia Medica by Robert Farquharson (1877)
"Punica granatum—POMEGRANATE. [Granati Fructus Cortex. The rind of the fruit of Punica granatum, U. S Granati Radicis Cortex. The bark of the root of Punica ..."
3. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"Punica granatum. all the fruits and flowers we have yet described, no one is more ancient and more beautiful than the pomegranate. At the same time, ..."