Piscidia erythrina


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Noun1.Piscidia erythrina - small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons
genus Piscidia, Piscidia - genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons
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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Apocynaceae M latifolia Millettia pinnata Fabaceae L Millettia pinnata Fabaceae L Neorautanenia Fabaceae W 28 amboensis Tephrosia purpurea Fabaceae P Amorpha fruticosa Fabaceae L Piscidia erythrina Fabaceae T 29 Gymnadenia conopsea Orchidaceae M Bletilla striata Orchidaceae M 30 Taiwania Cupressaceae T cryptomerioides Chamaecyparis Cupressaceae T formosensis Cryptomeria japonica Cupressaceae T 31 Gutierrezia microcephala Asteraceae P Saussurea lappa Asteraceae M Artemisia spp.