n. 1 (taxlink Guapira obtusata species noshow=1), a shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies, with smooth oval leaves and a hard, ten-ribbed fruit. 2 The rubiaceous shrub (taxlink Chiococca alba species noshow=1), of the same region.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Blolly \Blol"ly\, n. (Bot.)
A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies ( Pisonia obtusata) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10-ribbed fruit.
The rubiaceous shrub Chicocca racemosa, of the same region.
n. evergreen climbing shrub of southern Florida and West Indies grown for its racemes of fragrant white to creamy flowers followed by globose white succulent berries [syn: West Indian snowberry, Chiococca alba]