genus Actinidia

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Noun1.genus Actinidia - small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruitgenus Actinidia - small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Actinidiaceae, family Actinidiaceae - tropical trees or shrubs or woody vines
Actinidia arguta, bower actinidia, tara vine - climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
Actinidia chinensis, Actinidia deliciosa, Chinese gooseberry, kiwi, kiwi vine - climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
Actinidia polygama, silver vine, silvervine - ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
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The kiwifruit is from the cultivar group of the woody vine Actinidia deliciosa and hybrids between this and other species in the genus Actinidia. The fruit gets its name from a marketing strategy, when it was named after the kiwi, the national bird of New Zealand, where the fruit was first commercially popularized in the late 1950s.