HyperDic: flowering_tree

English > 1 sense of the expression flowering tree:
NOUNplantflowering tree, angiospermous treeany tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
English > flowering tree: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary.
Synonymangiospermous tree
Member ofAngiospermae, class Angiospermae, Magnoliophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Anthophyta, division AnthophytaComprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary
NarrowerJudas tree, love tree, Circis siliquastrumsmall tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves
Para rubber tree, caoutchouc tree, Hevea brasiliensisdeciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers
Pipturus albidusHawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made
Queen's crape myrtle, pride-of-India, Lagerstroemia speciosaNative to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma
Spanish elm, Equador laurel, salmwood, cypre, princewood, Cordia alliodoralarge tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood
ailanthusAny of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
balsa, Ochroma lagopusforest / forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood
baobab, monkey-bread tree, Adansonia digitataAfrican tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
bastard lignum vitae, Guaiacum sanctumsmall evergreen tree of the southern United States and West Indies a source of lignum vitae wood
bocconia, tree celandine, Bocconia frutescenssmall Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers
bush willow, Combretum appiculatumsmall deciduous tree of the Transvaal having spikes of yellow flowers
bush willow, Combretum erythrophyllumsmall South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacaoTropical American tree producing cacao beans
candlenut, varnish tree, Aleurites moluccanalarge tree native to southeastern Asia
cherry laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange, wild orange, Prunus carolinianasmall flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd, Adansonia gregoriiAustralian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
dilleniaAny of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves
dogwood, dogwood tree, cornelA tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
fruit treeTree bearing edible fruit
gamboge tree, Garcinia hanburyi, Garcinia cambogia, Garcinia gummi-guttaLow spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
hollyAny tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
horse chestnut, buckeye, Aesculus hippocastanumTree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
ilang-ilang, ylang-ylang, Cananga odorataevergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil
iron tree, iron-tree, ironwood, ironwood treeA small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape
kapok, ceiba tree, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree, Bombay ceiba, God tree, Ceiba pentandramassive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss
katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicumrapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan
laurelAny of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
lignum vitae, Guaiacum officinalesmall evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America
looking-glass plant, Heritiera littoralissmall tree of coastal regions / regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
looking glass tree, Heritiera macrophyllalarge evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
magnoliaAny shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia
manglietia, genus ManglietiaA genus of flowering tree of the family Magnoliaceae found from Malay to southern China
mangrove, Rhizophora mangleA tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
mapleAny of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
mountain ashAny of various trees of the genus Sorbus
mountain ebony, orchid tree, Bauhinia variegatasmall East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood
myrtaceous treeTrees and shrubs
myrtleAny evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
nut treeTree bearing edible nuts
palo santo, Bulnesia sarmientiSouth American tree of dry interior regions / regions of Argentina and Paraguay having resinous heartwood used for incense
paper mulberry, Broussonetia papyriferashrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth
physic nut, Jatropha curcussmall tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities
poplar, poplar treeAny of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
red beech, brown oak, booyong, crow's foot, stave wood, silky elm, Heritiera trifoliolata, Terrietia trifoliolatalarge tree of Australasia
redbud, Cercis canadensissmall shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers
rewa-rewa, New Zealand honeysuckleSlender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
royal poinciana, flamboyant, flame tree, peacock flower, Delonix regia, Poinciana regiashowy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar / Madagascar
satinleaf, satin leaf, caimitillo, damson plum, Chrysophyllum oliviformeTropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit
silver bellAny of various deciduous trees of the genus Halesia having white bell-shaped flowers
sorrel tree, sourwood, titi, Oxydendrum arboreumdeciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
spice treeTree bearing aromatic bark or berries
sterculiaAny tree of the genus Sterculia
terebinth, Pistacia terebinthusA Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine
titi, buckwheat tree, Cliftonia monophyllaTree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers
trumpetwood, trumpet-wood, trumpet tree, snake wood, imbauba, Cecropia peltataTropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
tulip tree, tulip poplar, yellow poplar, canary whitewood, Liriodendron tulipiferatall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit
tung tree, tung, tung-oil tree, Aleurites fordiiChinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Spanishárbol angiospermo
Catalanarbre angiosperm

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