Definition of Clusia rosea
1. Noun. A common tropical American clusia having solitary white or rose flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Clusia
Generic synonyms: Strangler, Strangler Tree
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Literary usage of Clusia rosea
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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"... two other species inhabit the mountain woods, namely the Clusia alba and Clusia rosea, both trees of from twenty to thirty feet in height, ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"... and indeed even many climbing plants, were held to be parasites. Thus, it is not long ago that clusia rosea, which occurs in the Antilles, ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"On dead leaves of clusia rosea. Desecheo Island, no. 1595 (type). The ascomata of this species are to be found not only in spots on the leal blade but' also ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"It is an epiphyte (clusia rosea Linn.),-perhaps a true parasite. Whether it ever germinates in the ground I know not; nor do I know why it should not, ..."