Colubrina
Colubrina Colubrina n. a genus of mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits.

Syn: genus {Colubrina}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Colubrina — asiatica Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Colubrīna — (C. Brongn.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Rhamneae Franguleae, der Gattung Ceanothus verwandt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Colubrīna — Brongn., Gattung der Rhamnazeen, wehrlose Sträucher mit meist abwechselnden, herzförmigen bis länglichen Blättern, in achselständigen kurzgestielten Trugdolden, seltener einzeln stehenden Blüten und am Grunde oder bis zur Mitte vom Achsenbecher… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Colubrina — Colubrīna Brongn., Pflanzengattg. der Rhamnazeen, meist trop. amerik. Sträucher. C. reclināta Rich. in Westindien liefert die Palomabirinde (gegen Fieber und Verdauungsstörungen); Blätter als Tee benutzt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • colubrina — s. f. 1.  [Botânica] Planta ramnácea cuja casca provoca fermentações. 2. Briônia. 3. Cobrelo. 4. Antiga e comprida peça de artilharia. 5. Espada cuja lâmina é sinuosa.   ‣ Etimologia: latim coluber, bri, cobra + ina …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • colubrina — 1co·lu·brì·na s.f. TS st.milit. antico pezzo d artiglieria con canna molto lunga rispetto al calibro che, da inizialmente piccolo, è aumentato notevolmente nei secc. XVI e XVII {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: av. 1460. ETIMO: dal provenz. colobrina, dal …   Dizionario italiano

  • Colubrina — ID 20814 Symbol Key COLUB Common Name nakedwood Family Rhamnaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, FL, HI, NV, PR, TX, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Colubrina — noun mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits • Syn: ↑genus Colubrina • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rhamnaceae, ↑family Rhamnaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colubrina — {{hw}}{{colubrina}}{{/hw}}s. f. Antica bocca da fuoco, di piccolo calibro, con forte portata …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • colubrina — pl.f. colubrine …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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