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  1. climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

(Actinidia chinensis hort. non Planch.) English: kiwi fruit, Chinese gooseberry China: yang-tao A. polygama (Sieb. & Zucc.) Maxim. (Actinidia volubilis (Sieb. & Zucc.) Miq.) English: silver vine China: mu tian liao Actinocarya Benth. Boraginaceae Origins: From the Greek aktis, aktin "a ray" and karyon "a nut," referring to the fruits. Species/Vernacular Names: A. tibetica Bentham ( Actinocarya kansuensis [W.T. Wang] W.T. Wang) English: Tibet actinocarya, Kansu actinocarya China: mao ci ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

-> 44 Actinidia chinensis Planch. var. deliciosa A.Chev. -> 45 Агата: мигом (А.СЬе\/.) свищ & A.R.Ferguson A. chinensis Planch. var. deliciosa A.Chev. kiwifruit kiwi, groseille de Chine Kiwi kiwi kiwi yang-tao Actinìdìa kolomikta (Rupr. & Maxim.) Maxim. kolomicta Actìnidia polygama (Sieb.

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Actinidia chinensis Planch, in London J. Bot. 6 (1847) 3. Chin, (to distinguish it from A. deliciosa) zhong hua mi hou tao ruan mao. China, the central and eastern provinces. Until now only experimental plantations. It can be used and Actinidia 1343.

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

by Michael A. Dirr

Actinidia chinensis kiwi, Chinese gooseberry Unique, rapid-growing, twining vine producing edible “berry.” The New Zealanders were the first to successfully commercialize the plant and make it a household word worldwide. The fuzzy young leaves emerge bronze to purplish green, changing to dark green. The 11⁄2-in ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Actinidia chinensis. klapperschlange. any snake of the genus Croialus. kodo millet. Paspalum scrobiculatum. kohlrabi. B. oleracea var. gongylodes. Krebs cycle. iricarboxylic acid ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller

Macauba Acrocomia sclerocarpa — Macauba Actinidia chinensis — Kiwifruit Seed Adansonia digitata — Baobab Adansonia grandidieri — Baobab Agathosma betulina — Buchu Aleurites moluccana — Kukui Nut Allium cepa — Onion Allium sativum — Garlic Aloe barbadensis — Aloe Vera Aloe vera — Aloe Vera Aloysia citriodora — Lemon Verbena Aloysia triphylla — Lemon Verbena Alpinia galanga — Galangal Alpinia officinarum — Galangal Amaranthus candatus — Amaranth ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of New Zealand (2016)

by Janine Hayward, Richard Shaw

Formerly known as the Chinese gooseberry (Actinidia chinensis), the kiwifruit (or “kiwi”) is native to the Yangtse Valley in China, but its commercial potential was first exploited by New Zealand horticulturalists. Export volumes increased dramatically during the 1980s. Competition, particularly from California and Chile, resulted in surplus production and a major setback for the industry in 1992.

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Kiwifruit The kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis) is a small, oval fruit that is brown and fuzzy on the outside and inside contains a sherbet green meat surrounding small, jet-black edible seeds. Its flesh is almost creamy in consistency, somewhat between a strawberry and banana, with a very unique, sweet flavor. Sincekiwifruitis now grown in California, more and more Americans are discovering this deliciously nutritious fruit. HISTORY Native to China, where it has been consumed for ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Actinidia chinensis is widely cultivated as the Chinese gooseberry or Kiwifruit (so named because it was first commercialized in New Zealand). Actinobacteria A phylum of Grampositive (see Gram reaction) Bacteria found in freshwater and marine environments and in soils, where they are among the most common organisms, playing an important part in the decomposition of organic material. Many produce branching filaments resembling fungal mycelia (see mycelium) and were ...

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