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flame tree

n.
Any of various trees having brilliant red flowers, especially the royal poinciana or the Australian bottle tree Brachychiton acerifolius.
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flame tree

n
(Plants) any of various tropical trees with red or orange flowers, such as flame-of-the-forest
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flame′ tree`


n.
1. either of two Australian trees, Brachychitonacerifolius or B.australis, having lobed leaves and clusters of scarlet flowers.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flame tree - a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
genus Nuytsia, Nuytsia - one species
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
2.flame tree - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascarflame tree - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Delonix, genus Delonix - evergreen or deciduous trees of tropical Africa and India
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
3.flame tree - north Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves
bottle tree, bottle-tree - an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
4.flame tree - south Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers
bottle tree, bottle-tree - an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
5.flame tree - tropical American thorny shrub or small treeflame tree - tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
genus Acacia - large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
acacia - any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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