angiospermous tree


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Noun1.angiospermous tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovaryangiospermous tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
Angiospermae, Anthophyta, class Angiospermae, division Anthophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta - comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
Cananga odorata, ylang-ylang, ilang-ilang - evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental
Cercidiphyllum japonicum, katsura tree - rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
magnolia - any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
genus Manglietia, manglietia - a genus of flowering tree of the family Magnoliaceae found from Malay to southern China
canary whitewood, Liriodendron tulipifera, tulip poplar, tulip tree, yellow poplar - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
Bocconia frutescens, tree celandine, bocconia - small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers
Adansonia gregorii, cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
Adansonia digitata, baobab, monkey-bread tree - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
Bombay ceiba, Ceiba pentandra, ceiba tree, God tree, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree, kapok - massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
Ochroma lagopus, balsa - forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts
sterculia - any tree of the genus Sterculia
Heritiera macrophylla, looking glass tree - large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
Heritiera littoralis, looking-glass plant - small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
New Zealand honeysuckle, rewa-rewa - slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
Oxydendrum arboreum, sorrel tree, sourwood, titi - deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
iron tree, iron-tree, ironwood tree, ironwood - a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape
Combretum appiculatum, bush willow - small deciduous tree of the Transvaal having spikes of yellow flowers
bush willow, Combretum erythrophyllum - small South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
Lagerstroemia speciosa, Queen's crape myrtle, pride-of-India - native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers
myrtaceous tree - trees and shrubs
myrtle - any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
mangrove, Rhizophora mangle - a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
dillenia - any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves
gamboge tree, Garcinia cambogia, Garcinia gummi-gutta, Garcinia hanburyi - low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered