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Definition of the noun actinidia

What does actinidia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit

Phrases with Actinidia

Phrases starting with the word Actinidia:

  1. actinidia arguta
  2. actinidia polygama
  3. actinidia chinensis
  4. actinidia deliciosa

Phrases ending with the word Actinidia:

  1. bower actinidia
  2. genus actinidia

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Google previewModern Cemetery (1895)

Actinidia is a genus of Asiatic climbers and creepers in 8 species, some of which bear edible fruit. A. arguta is in our gardens, (advertised as polygama) and hardy to the lakes. It has leaves somewhat like the Camellia. Others of the species ...

Google previewFlora and Sylva (1903)

A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree Or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Homw Woods, and Home Landscape by William H. Robinson

Actinidia is a genus little known in England. It has a good many Chinese species, all great climbers, simulating the Grape Vine rather in habit and appearance, and belonging to Ternstroemiaceae ; the flowers ...

Google previewSomatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants (2012)

by S.M. Jain, Pramod P.K. Gupta, R.J. Newton

Represented by over 60 species, Actinidia is a dioecious liana, native to China where it has been used for more than 2000 years as a tonic, antipyretic and anticarcinogenic. Kiwifruit selection started in New Zealand at the beginning of this ...

Google previewFruit Breeding, 3 Volume Set (1997)

by Jules Janick, James N. Moore

Ploidy Manipulation Actinidia is an unattractive subject for cytogenetic studies because it contains large numbers of chromosomes that are very small. Chromosome numbers have been reported for 23 taxa (21 species with 2 varieties reported ...

Google previewA Geography of Russia and Its Neighbors (2011)

by Mikhail S. Blinnikov

Actinidia is a common large vine, and Siberian ginseng and lemon-scented Schisandra are common in the understory. On Sakhalin and the Kurils, even bamboo can grow among the fir and spruce trees! The Amur tigers, of course, are the ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Actinidiaarguta Actinidia arguta CONTINUED tially hidden from view. Edible, greenish yellow berries, 1 to 11⁄4 in. long and 3⁄4 in. wide, ripen in fall. This is an excellent vine for difficult sites. Tremendously adaptable to acid or high pH soils, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Actinidia Lindley Actinidiaceae Origins: Greek aktin "ray," in allusion to the radiating styles. Species/Vernacular Names: A. arguta (Siebold & Zucc.) Miq. English: tara vine, Bower actinidia East Asia: yang-tao A. chinensis Planch ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Actinidia arguta (Sieb. & Zucc.) Planch. ex Miq. A. callosa Lindl. var. rufa (Sieb . & Zucc.) Mak. tara vine japanische Stachelbeere saiu~nasi Actinìdìa Callosa Lindl. var. rufa (Sieb. & Zucc.) Mak. -> 44 Actinidia chinensis Planch. var. deliciosa ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Family Actinidiaceae Scientific name Actinidia deliciosa Common name kiwi, kiwi fruit, Chinese gooseberry...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives, 7th Edition (2009)

Descriptions in Plain English of More Than 12,000 Ingredients Both Harmful and Desirable Found in Foods by Ruth Winter

ACTINIDIA ARGUTA EXTRACT • More than 240 compounds have been detected when the volatile components of the flowers and the fruit are extracted from several Actinidia arguta genotypes, including lilac and kiwi. Used as an ingredient in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

kiwi (Actinidia chinensis Planch), litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.), longan ( Dimocarpus longan Lour.), mango (Mangifera indica L), melon (Cucumis melo L.) , onion (Allium cepa L.), passionfruit (Passi- flora edulis Sims), peach (Prunus persica L.

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Actinidia arguta Adiantum pedatum Aesculus parviflora Ageratum houstonianum ' Blue Horizon' Ajania pacifica. Actaea alba propagate, divide plants in spring or sow seeds as soon as they are ripe in fall. A. alba a. AL-buh. Doll's Eyes, White ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

kiwi: Fuzzy green fruit with translucent pale green flesh surrounding narrow ring of tiny black seeds; the flavor suggests a blend of melon, strawberry, and banana; Actinidia chinensis (Actinidiaceae), 2n = 2x = 58 hort kodo millet (syn scrobic ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Actinidia spp. Actinidiaceae Kiwis are a gourmet treat eaten fresh or in pre— serves, baked goods, and ice cream. They also contain ten times the vitamin C of oranges. Southern gardeners can grow Chinese kiwi (the type sold in grocery ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

celery cabbage, Chinese celery; 22 Brassica rapa pekinensis Chinese cinnamon: 10 cassia bark Chinese date: 6 jujube Chinese gooseberry: 4 kiwi; 8 kiwi vine; 9 kiwi fruit; 18 Actinidia chinensis, Actinidia deliciosa Chinese lacquer tree: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Three-Volume Set (2003)

by Denis J Murphy, Brian G Murray

Actinidia chinensis Aegilops cylindrica Aegilops spp. Aesculus hippocastanum Agave fourcroydes Agave sisalana Allium porrum leek Allium sativum garlic Allium ursinum ramsoms Alnus spp. Alopecurus myosuroides blackgrass Alopecurus ...

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