Acocanthera spectabilis

noun
medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera

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  • Acocanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acocanthera oblongifolia — noun medium sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two seeded purplish black fruits • Syn: ↑winter sweet, ↑poison arrow plant, ↑Acocanthera spectabilis • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Acocanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • winter sweet — noun 1. medium sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two seeded purplish black fruits • Syn: ↑poison arrow plant, ↑Acocanthera oblongifolia, ↑Acocanthera… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acokanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Acokanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • poison arrow plant — noun medium sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two seeded purplish black fruits • Syn: ↑winter sweet, ↑Acocanthera oblongifolia, ↑Acocanthera spectabilis •… …   Useful english dictionary

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