HyperDic: bottle-tree

English > 1 sense of the word bottle-tree:
NOUNplantbottle-tree, bottle treean Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
English > bottle-tree: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton.
Synonymbottle tree
Member ofBrachychiton, genus BrachychitonAustralian trees (usually with swollen trunks)
NarrowerQueensland bottletree, narrow-leaved bottletree, Brachychiton rupestris, Sterculia rupestrislarge tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside
flame tree, flame durrajong, Brachychiton acerifolius, Sterculia acerifoliasouth Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers
flame tree, broad-leaved bottletree, Brachychiton australisnorth Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves
kurrajong, currajong, Brachychiton populneuswidely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown

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