Queensland nut


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Queensland nut

n
(Plants) another name for macadamia
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Noun1.Queensland nut - bushy tree with pink to purple flowers
genus Macadamia - trees or shrubs; Madagascar to Australia
macadamia, macadamia tree - any tree of the genus Macadamia
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(3) Nuts are defined as such: Almond, Hazelnut, Walnut, Cashew, Pecan nut, Brazil nut, Pistachio nut, Macadamia nut and Queensland nut; this is an exhaustive list not including, for example, coconut.
Australia's mediterraneans have many more genera of the Proteaceae, such as Telopea, Hakea or the famous Macadamia integrifolia, which produces an fatty edible nut, the Macadamia or Queensland nut, that is highly appreciated--which is why it is grown on a large scale both in Australia and Hawaii.

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