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Meaning of FLAME TREE

Pronunciation:  fleym tree

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
  2. [n]  south Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers
  3. [n]  north Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves
  4. [n]  showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
  5. [n]  a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
 
 Synonyms: Acacia farnesiana, Brachychiton acerifolius, Brachychiton australis, broad-leaved bottletree, cassie, Christmas tree, Delonix regia, fire tree, flamboyant, flame durrajong, huisache, mimosa bush, Nuytsia floribunda, peacock flower, Poinciana regia, royal poinciana, scented wattle, Sterculia acerifolia, sweet acacia, sweet wattle
 
 See Also: acacia, angiospermous tree, bottletree, Delonix, flowering tree, genus Acacia, genus Delonix, genus Nuytsia, Nuytsia, parasitic plant

 

 

 

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