Barbados-gooseberry vine

Barbados-gooseberry vine
noun
West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Pereskia, ↑genus Pereskia, ↑Peireskia, ↑genus Peireskia
Part Meronyms: ↑Barbados gooseberry, ↑blade apple

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  • Barbados gooseberry — noun 1. West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits • Syn: ↑Barbados gooseberry vine, ↑Pereskia aculeata • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Pereskia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barbados gooseberry — Taxobox | name = Barbados gooseberry status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Cactaceae genus = Pereskia species = P. aculeata… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbados gooseberry — 1. Also called lemon vine. a treelike cactus, Pereskia aculeata, of tropical America, characterized by broad, elliptical leaves and spiny stems bearing a yellow, edible fruit. 2. the fruit itself. Also called blade apple. [1750 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gooseberry (disambiguation) — The gooseberry is a species of Ribes , native to Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia.Gooseberry may also refer to:* Barbados gooseberry, an unusual cactus * Cape gooseberry, a species of Physalis indigenous to South America *… …   Wikipedia

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  • blade apple — noun small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies • Syn: ↑Barbados gooseberry • Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑Barbados gooseberry, ↑Barbados gooseberry vine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pereskia aculeata — noun West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits • Syn: ↑Barbados gooseberry, ↑Barbados gooseberry vine • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Pereskia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peireskia — noun genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers • Syn: ↑Pereskia, ↑genus Pereskia, ↑genus Peireskia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

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