seaside mahoe

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Related to seaside mahoe: Thespesia populnea
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Noun1.seaside mahoe - pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds
genus Thespesia, Thespesia - a small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree
tulipwood tree - any of various trees yielding variously colored woods similar to true tulipwood
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Different areas of the Keys have different species of concern but Brazilian pepper, Australian pine, Asiatic colubrina, lead tree, seaside mahoe, non-native scaevola and bowstring hemp are the most abundant.