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Definition of the noun actinidia chinensis
What does actinidia chinensis mean as a name of something?
- climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Actinidia chinensis: Actinidia deliciosa / Chinese gooseberry / kiwi / kiwi vine
- more generic word: vine = a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
- part: Chinese gooseberry / kiwi fruit / kiwi = fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
- member of: Actinidia / genus Actinidia = small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Actinidia chinensis
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(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Actinidia chinensis Planch, in London J. Bot. 6 (1847) 3.
Encyclopedia 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.
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.
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 ...
by G. Rehm
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.) ...
andkiwi fruit ( Actinidia chinensis), arealso propagated from vegetative parts. In many otherfruits, such asapple (Malus domestica), citrus (Citrussinensis, C.paradisi, and several ...
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 cycle. krubi . common name of plants ...
by Robert D. Craig
KIWIFRUIT (Actinidia chinensis). A subtropical fruit indigenous to China but which has become one of New Zealand's major export commodities. Commonly known as the Chinese gooseberry, the fruit grows on vines and takes years before it ...
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno
Kiwifruit The kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis) is a small ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Chinese gooseberry (Actinidia chinensis) See Actinidiaceae. Chinese rice paper (Tetrapanax papyrifera) See Araliaceae. Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) See Eleocharis. Chinese water deer (Hydropotes) See Cervidae. chinook ...
Dictionary of Agriculture (1998)
by Alan Stephens
['kiwil noun subtropical woody climbing plant ( Actinidia chinensis) which bears brownish oval fruit with a green )uicy flesh; the plant has been developed in New ...
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