calabash tree

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Related to calabash tree: Crescentia cujete
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Noun1.Calabash tree - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourdscalabash tree - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
Crescentia, genus Crescentia - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Project Description: production of activated carbon, using vegetable harvesting waste of gourd used in food production, as well as expanding areas of calabash tree.
Luna Designs jewelry is carved from nuts of the Calabash tree.
Beyond are the botanic gardens, turtles and red dragonflies around its pond, bright yellow butterflies and the large round green fruits of a calabash tree.