cabbage tree

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cabbage tree

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1. (Plants) Also called: ti a tree, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand having a tall branchless trunk and a palmlike top
2. (Plants) any of several other similar trees of the genus Cordyline
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Noun1.cabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when youngcabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Livistona, Livistona - fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
2.cabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable woodcabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic
Andira, genus Andira - small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
andelmin, angelim - any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira
3.cabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowerscabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
Cordyline, genus Cordyline - Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
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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