Blighia sapida
akee akee n. a tree ({Blighia sapida}) widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by Captain Bligh of the HMS Bounty.

Syn: akee tree. [WordNet 1.5]

2. red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; the flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe.

Syn: ackee [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Blighia sapida — Akee Akee (Frucht) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blighia sapida — kriaušinė bligija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapindinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Blighia sapida), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Blighia sapida; Cupania sapida angl. ackee; akee;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Blighia sapida — ID 10457 Symbol Key BLSA2 Common Name akee Family Sapindaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Blighia sapida — noun widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh • Syn: ↑akee, ↑akee tree • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Blighia, ↑genus Blighia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blighia sapida — …   Википедия

  • blighia sapida — n. shrubs and trees having scented flowers and colorful fruits (widely raised in tropical and subtropical areas) …   English contemporary dictionary

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