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Pereskia aculeata
Gooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.

Meaning of Pereskia from wikipedia

- Pereskia, as traditionally cir****scribed, is a genus of 17 tropical species and varieties of cacti that do not look much like other types of cacti, having...
- Pereskia grandifolia (rose cactus; syn. Cactus grandifolius Link, Rhodocactus grandifolius (Haw.) F.M.Knuth, Cactus rosa Vell.) is a cactus native to the...
- Pereskia aculeata is a scrambling shrub in the family Cactaceae. Common names include Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus...
- Pereskia and Maihuenia, and are rather different, which means any description of cacti as a whole must frequently make exceptions for them. Pereskia species...
- Leuenbergeria bleo, formerly Pereskia bleo, (rose cactus, leaf cactus) is a leafy cactus, native to the shady, moist forests of Central America, that grows...
- orchid cacti and leaf cacti, though the latter also refers to the genus Pereskia. The stems are broad and flat, 1–5 cm broad, 3–5 mm thick, usually with...
- Pereskia stenantha is a species of cactus that is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry shrubland. It...
- the Arizona Queen of the Night P. johnstonii and P. serpentinus genus Pereskia P. aculeata, the "Barbados gooseberry" P. guamacho genus Stenocereus (quite...
- Pereskia bahiensis is a species of cactus that is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry shrubland. It...
- in the country under the Biosecurity Act 2015. The first description as Pereskia subulata took place in 1845 by Friedrich Mühlenpfordt. Curt Backeberg cl****ified...
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