Blolly
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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  • blolly — noun evergreen climbing shrub of southern Florida and West Indies grown for its racemes of fragrant white to creamy flowers followed by globose white succulent berries • Syn: ↑West Indian snowberry, ↑Chiococca alba • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corkwood — Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small deciduous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkwood tree — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leitneria floridana — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ochroma lagopus — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pariti tiliaceum — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key West Botanical Forest and Garden — The Key West Botanical Forest and Garden 11 acres (4.5 hectares) is a frost free arboretum and botanical garden containing a fine collection of trees, shrubs, and palms, including several champion tree specimens. It is located at 5210 College… …   Wikipedia

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