carissa
carissa carissa n. a shrub of the genus {Carissa} having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple-black fruits. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Carissa — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Apocynaceae Carysseae, 1. Ordn. 5. Kl. L.; enthält ostindische, zum Theil schön blühende Bäume u.a. C. carandas, mit jasminähnlichen Blumen, in Ostindien, u. m. a …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • CARISSA — Paphlagoniae oppid. Plin. l. 6. c. 3 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Carissa — Carissa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carissa — Wachsbäume Natalpflaume (Carissa macrocarpa) mit Blüten und Früchten. Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carissa — For other uses of Carissa, see Carissa (disambiguation). Carissa Natal Plum (C. macrocarpa) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Carissa —   Carissa, novia de Fofo …   Wikipedia Español

  • carissa — noun a shrub of the genus Carissa having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple black fruits • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑hedge thorn, ↑natal plum, ↑Carissa bispinosa, ↑amatungulu, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carissa — ID 15365 Symbol Key CARIS Common Name carissa Family Apocynaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR Growth Habit N/A Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Carissa — …   Википедия

  • carissa — ca·ris·sa …   English syllables

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