flowering tree

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Noun1.flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovaryflowering 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
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It was that of a young girl in whose hair was a gorgeous bloom plucked from some flowering tree of the forest.
It was worth coming if only for the sake of the flowering trees which grew wild quite near the house, and the amazing colours of sea and earth.
Rain tree or (Albizia saman) is a species of flowering tree in the pea family.
Breadfruit is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry family growing throughout Southeast Asia, South India, and most Pacific Ocean islands.
Both inspired illustrations and narrative help explain the basic concept of thermodynamics, as shown in the sunlight equation two page spread, which features a kind orange sun face kiss on a beautiful flowering tree, with roots underground that tap into water in an underground stream.
-- Sundial Brands LLC has introduced SheaMoisture Jojoba & Ucuuba Butter Protective Styling Collection, a new hair care line that capitalizes on the soothing and hydrating properties of ucuuba butter, processed from the seeds of Virola surinamensis, a flowering tree found in the Amazonian region that also goes by the names baboonwood and wild nutmeg.
Garden expert Tony Russell said: "Considered by many people to be the most beautiful flowering tree in the world, the Pocket Handkerchief Tree, otherwise known as the Dove Tree, was first discovered growing wild in China, towards the end of the nineteenth century.
A pink flowering tree cleans the empty space The space that was vacant
Would you consider a spring flowering tree or one that blooms on a child's or spouse's birthday, or that will commemorate a special family occasion?
I suggested that for this ward at least, we have something like roses or a flowering tree planted instead on our open spaces, which would last for years and require a minimum of attention.
The Pongam is a fragrant, flowering tree that is considered a cousin to neem.
Throw old net curtains or fleece over a flowering tree if a cold night is predicted to stop the flowers being nipped by frost.