coral tree


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coral tree

n.
Any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Erythrina in the pea family, native to and widely cultivated in warm regions, having trifoliolate leaves, showy red or orange flowers, and pods containing brightly colored seeds. Also called coral bean.

coral tree

n
(Plants) any of various thorny, tropical trees of the leguminous genus Erythrina, having bright red flowers and reddish shiny seeds
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Noun1.coral tree - any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
genus Erythrina - genus of attractive tropical shrubs or trees with usually red flowers
Cape kafferboom, Erythrina caffra, kaffir boom - small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles
coral bean tree, Erythrina corallodendrum - deciduous shrub having racemes of deep red flowers and black-spotted red seeds
ceibo, common coral tree, crybaby tree, cry-baby tree, Erythrina crista-galli - small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered
Erythrina lysistemon, kaffir boom, Transvaal kafferboom - small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds
Erythrina Indica, Erythrina variegata, Indian coral tree - small to medium-sized thorny tree of tropical Asia and northern Australia having dense clusters of scarlet or crimson flowers and black seeds
Erythrina vespertilio, cork tree - prickly Australian coral tree having soft spongy wood
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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Soon he saw, far below, the branches of the coral tree.
Created by the team who brought Coral Tree Cafe, Red Room Food & Wine Bar, and Baltaire to the greater Los Angeles area, Comoncy hopes to provide a fresh face to coffee and food on Ventura Blvd, as well as serve the community with both reliable and delicious corporate catering options for local businesses situated in the valley.
72 CHARACTERIZATION OF SUGAR DIVERSITY IN FLORAL AND EXTRA FLORAL NECTAR FROM THE COASTAL CORAL TREE (ERYTHRINA CAFFRA THUNB.
As part of the grant, more than six hectares of Oxford Creek in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment will undergo removal of noxious and aquatic weeds including the Bidens, Cotton Bush, Crofton, Ludwigia, Turkey Rhubarb, Morning Glory, Lantana, Privet, Bamboo, Wild tobacco, Tradescantia, Watsonia, Moth vine, Honeysuckle vine, Madeira vine, Cassia, Coral tree, Blackberry, Asparagus fern, Ginger lily, Pampas grass.
TREE OF LIFE A coral tree covered in shark egg cases
So how, in their insolence and apostasy, could I not admire the industrial brotherhood of crows over my shoulder, their fearlessness before the blue, as they sit in the coral tree, blossoms flaming all around them, redeemed in their own darkness?
Other trees commonly used to shade the Cacao plantations (Theobroma cacao) were: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), Cedar (Cedrela odorata), Coral tree (Erythrinapoeppigiana), Pardillo (Cordia alliodora), Sandbox tree (Hura crepitans) and plentiful Apamate or Pink poui trees (Tabebuia rosea).
A grove of tall tipu trees (Tipuana tipu) and a multitrunked naked coral tree (Erythrina coralloides) counter the strong horizontals of the roof and garden walls.
One of the exclusive sculptures on display is a BD60,000 giant glass Coral Tree sculpture that can be found at Al Hawaj stand.
The Los Angeles city flower is the bird of paradise and the Los Angeles city tree is the kaffirboom, commonly known as coral tree.
Trees provide structure, color, form, texture and interest; the many selections encompass numerous mature trees--including silk floss, white geiger, royal poinciana, golden dew drop, magnolia, jasmine, African tulip, coral tree, a variety of acacias, black olive and gold trees--and a natural preserve of oaks, palms and ferns.
Dive talkin' A ten-night Queensland holiday until the end of June with a five-day dive course starts at pounds 1,226 per person including flights, five nights at the Coral Tree Inn, Cairns, and five nights at the Portsea Hotel in Port Douglas, as well as a one-day cruise to the outer reef.