flame tree

Definitions of flame tree
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: Delonix regia, Poinciana regia, flamboyant, peacock flower, royal poinciana
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    type of:
    angiospermous tree, flowering tree
    any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
  2. noun
    tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
    synonyms: Acacia farnesiana, cassie, huisache, mimosa bush, scented wattle, sweet acacia, sweet wattle
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    type of:
    acacia
    any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
  3. noun
    a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
    synonyms: Christmas tree, Nuytsia floribunda, fire tree
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    type of:
    parasitic plant
    plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
  4. noun
    north Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves
    synonyms: Brachychiton australis, broad-leaved bottletree
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    type of:
    bottle tree, bottle-tree
    an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
  5. noun
    south Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers
    synonyms: Brachychiton acerifolius, Sterculia acerifolia, flame durrajong
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    type of:
    bottle tree, bottle-tree
    an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
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