Lycium carolinianum
Christmasberry Christmasberry n. 1. a spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern U. S. ({Lycium carolinianum}) having spreading branches with usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries.

Syn: Christmas berry, {Lycium carolinianum}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. an ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of US Pacific coast ({Photinia arbutifolia}) having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia.

Syn: toyon, tollon, Christmas berry, Heteromeles arbutifolia, {Photinia arbutifolia}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Lycium carolinianum — var. sandwicense Systematik Asteriden Euasteriden I …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lycium carolinianum — Christmasberry Christmasberry n. 1. a spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern U. S. ({Lycium carolinianum}) having spreading branches with usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries. Syn: Christmas berry, {Lycium carolinianum}. [WordNet 1.5] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lycium carolinianum — ID 50524 Symbol Key LYCA2 Common Name Carolina desert thorn Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC, TX Growth Habit Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lycium carolinianum — noun spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries • Syn: ↑Christmasberry, ↑Christmas berry • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Lycium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lycium carolinianum var. carolinianum — ID 50525 Symbol Key LYCAC2 Common Name Carolina desert thorn Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, SC Growth Habit Shrub D …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lycium carolinianum var. quadrifidum — ID 50526 Symbol Key LYCAQ Common Name Carolina desert thorn Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution LA, MS, TX Growth Habit Shrub Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lycium carolinianum Walter var. carolinianum — Symbol LYCAC2 Common Name Carolina desert thorn Botanical Family Solanaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lycium carolinianum Walter — Symbol LYCA2 Common Name Carolina desert thorn Botanical Family Solanaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lycium carolinianum Walter var. quadrifidum (Dunal) C.L. Hitchc. — Symbol LYCAQ Common Name Carolina desert thorn Botanical Family Solanaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lycium carolinianum Walter var. quadrifidum (Dunal) C.L. Hitchc. — Symbol LYCAQ Common Name Carolina desert thorn Botanical Family Solanaceae …   Scientific plant list

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