devil tree


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Noun1.devil tree - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymesdevil tree - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
Alstonia, genus Alstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
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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"Oh, that's the devil tree," Ward told family and friends.
Over the weekend hundreds of complaints were issued about a stench wafting through Kaohsiung at night and yesterday experts located the flowery culprit -- the devil tree -- reports CNA.
Also, the seeds cause indigestion if eaten by wildlife." Mesquite was called, "The Devil Tree" in Ethiopia, according to The Scientific American.