Definition of Malpighia. Meaning of Malpighia. Synonyms of Malpighia

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Definition of Malpighia

Malpighia
Malpighia Mal*pi"ghi*a, n. [NL. See Malpighian.] (Bot.) A genus of tropical American shrubs with opposite leaves and small white or reddish flowers. The drupes of Malpighia urens are eaten under the name of Barbadoes cherries.
Malpighia
Barbados Bar*ba"dos or Barbadoes Bar*ba"does, n. A West Indian island, giving its name to a disease, to a cherry, etc. Barbados cherry (Bot.), a genus of trees of the West Indies (Malpighia) with an agreeably acid fruit resembling a cherry. Barbados leg (Med.), a species of elephantiasis incident to hot climates. Barbados nuts, the seeds of the Jatropha curcas, a plant growing in South America and elsewhere. The seeds and their acrid oil are used in medicine as a purgative. See Physic nut.

Meaning of Malpighia from wikipedia

- Malpighia emarginata is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae. Common names include acerola cherry (Spanish pronunciation: [aθeˈɾola]...
- America.) Malpighia fucata Ker Gawl. (Puerto Rico) Malpighia glabra Malpighia harrisii Small (Jamaica) Malpighia mexicana A.Juss. Malpighia obtusifolia...
- Malpighia glabra is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae. It has often been confused with the cultivated crop tree...
- Malpighia coccigera is a species of flowering plant in the family Malpighiaceae, that is native to the Caribbean. It is commonly known as Singapore holly...
- Nied., 1914 Synonyms Byrsonima elegans (G.Mey.) DC. Byrsonima herbert-smithii Rusby Malpighia elegans G.Mey. Spachea herbert-smithii (Rusby) Cuatrec....
- West Indian cherry is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Malpighia emarginata Prunus myrtifolia...
- (Tree Lupin) Lycium (Boxthorn) M Magnolia (Magnolia) ****nia (****nia) Malpighia (Acerola) Menispermum (Moonseed) Menziesia (Menziesia) Mespilus (Medlar)...
- pomifera Osage Orange Malpighia, including Malpighia coccigera Barbados Cherry Magnolia stellata Star Magnolia Malpighia, including Malpighia coccigera Barbados...
- José. 1789. Monadelphiae Cl****is Dissertationes Decem 8: 410, t. 238, Malpighia armeniaca Rusby, Henry Hurd. 1907. Bulletin of the New York Botanical...
- limestone and karst. There is also agriculture with tropical fruit such as Malpighia emarginata. Tourist attractions include Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium (at...
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