logwood tree

Definitions of logwood tree

n spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye

Haematoxylum campechianum, bloodwood tree, campeachy, logwood
Type of:
blackwood, blackwood tree
any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood