Pisonia obtusata
Blolly Blol"ly, n. (Bot.) (a) A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies ({Pisonia obtusata}) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10-ribbed fruit. (b) The rubiaceous shrub {Chicocca racemosa}, of the same region. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Pisonia obtusata — Porkwood Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pisonia obtusata Jacq. — Symbol GUOB Synonym Symbol PIOB3 Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • beefwood — Porkwood Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blolly — Blol ly, n. (Bot.) (a) A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies ({Pisonia obtusata}) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10 ribbed fruit. (b) The rubiaceous shrub {Chicocca racemosa}, of the same region. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chicocca racemosa — Blolly Blol ly, n. (Bot.) (a) A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies ({Pisonia obtusata}) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10 ribbed fruit. (b) The rubiaceous shrub {Chicocca racemosa}, of the same region. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkwood — Porkwood Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigeon wood — Porkwood Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porkwood — Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liste Des Arbres Et Arbustes Indigènes De La Réunion Par Nom Scientifique — Liste des arbres et arbustes indigènes de La Réunion Cette liste répertorie par nom scientifique les espèces végétales arbustives ou arborescentes (y compris les monocotylédones et les fougères) indigènes de La Réunion, c’est à dire celles qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liste des arbres et arbustes indigenes de La Reunion — Liste des arbres et arbustes indigènes de La Réunion Cette liste répertorie par nom scientifique les espèces végétales arbustives ou arborescentes (y compris les monocotylédones et les fougères) indigènes de La Réunion, c’est à dire celles qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

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