Japanese varnish tree

Japanese varnish trees

Definitions of Japanese varnish tree
  1. noun
    deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
    synonyms: Chinese parasol, Chinese parasol tree, Firmiana simplex, phoenix tree
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    type of:
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  2. noun
    small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    synonyms: Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese sumac, Rhus verniciflua, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, lacquer tree, varnish tree
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    type of:
    poisonous plant
    a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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