Definition of Pisonia

1. Noun. Genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America.




Definition of Pisonia

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Pisonia'' of nyctaginaceous flowering plants. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pisonia

pisiform bone
pisiforms
pisketti
piskies
pisky
pismires
piso
pisohamate ligament
pisolite
pisolites
pisolith
pisoliths
pisolitic
pisometacarpal ligament
pisonia (current term)
pisonias
pisos
pisotriquetral joint
pisounciform ligament
pisouncinate ligament

Literary usage of Pisonia

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1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"pisonia Inermis extends over the Society, Gam- bier, Fiji, and Tonga groups, as well as Australia and Ceylon. It forms part of the beach forests of the ..."

2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"pisonia inermis extends over the Society, Gam- bier, Fiji, and Tonga groups, as well as Australia and Ceylon. It forms part of the beach forests of the ..."

3. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"In Bombay the root forma the bulk of the drug j it is supplied by the herbalists, and is not an article of commerce. pisonia ..."

4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"pisonia, a genus of plants of the marvel of Peru tribe, ... Prickly pisonia, makes impenetrable hedges. Konki in Telugu means a hook, and has reference to ..."

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