Definition of Genus ardisia
1. Noun. Tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrsinaceae, Myrsinaceae, Myrsine Family
Member holonyms: Ardisia Crenata, Coralberry, Spiceberry, Ardisia Escallonoides, Ardisia Paniculata, Marlberry
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Literary usage of Genus ardisia
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... Australia and Polynesia, is represented in the Oligocene of Transylvania and Egypt and in the Miocene of Styria. The genus Ardisia Swartz (including ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"There are more than 300 known species. Many of them »re beautiful evergreen shrubs, particularly the genus Ardisia. Somo have peppery fruit, ..."
3. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"M. Ventenat has the merit of having first pointed out that the genus Ardisia of Solander, together with some other genera, constitutes an order of itself, ..."
4. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"There are more than 300 known species. Many of them are beautiful evergreen shrubs, particularly the genus Ardisia. Some have peppery fruit, ..."
5. Library of Useful Knowledge (1838)
"75, c) ; in the genus Ardisia, they are very short, while the radicle is undulated and very long in proportion (fig. 75, 6) ; in Cactus they are almost ..."
6. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"... Mountain Province, and also in Mindoro, Leyte, and Occidental Negros. It is not cultivated. Family MYRSINACEAE Genus ARDISIA ARDISIA BOISSIERI A. DC. ..."