bunya

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bunya

(ˈbʌnjə)
n
(Plants) a tall dome-shaped Australian coniferous tree, Araucaria bidwillii, having edible cones (bunya nuts) and thickish flattened needles. Also called: bunya-bunya or bunya-bunya pine
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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It contains stands of wonderful dry rainforest featuring huge curling vines--so big and thick that you could sit on them like a swing--massive buttress roots and giant crows nest ferns adorning the prehistoric-looking Bunya Pines.