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Definition of the noun actinidia
What does actinidia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Actinidia: genus Actinidia
- more generic term: dilleniid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
- member of: Actinidiaceae / family Actinidiaceae = tropical trees or shrubs or woody vines
- Actinidia arguta / bower actinidia / tara vine = climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
- Actinidia chinensis / Actinidia deliciosa / Chinese gooseberry / kiwi vine / kiwi = climbing vine native to China
- Actinidia polygama / silver vine / silvervine = ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
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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 ...
Modern 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 ...
Flora 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 ...
Fruit 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
by Donald Wyman
saccharinum 120' 3 Silver Maple Actinidia arguta vine 4 Bower Actinidia Amelanchier sp.
Acer platanoides Acer pseudoplatanus Actinidia deliciosa Actinidia chinensis Aegilops cylindrica Aegilops spp. Aesculus hippocastanum Agave fourcroydes Agave sisalana Allium cepa Allium porrum Allium sativum Allium ursinum Alnus spp.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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