screw tree

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Noun1.Screw tree - a tree or shrub of the genus Helicteresscrew tree - a tree or shrub of the genus Helicteres
genus Helicteres, Helicteres - genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another
Helicteres isora, nut-leaved screw tree - East Indian shrub often cultivated for its hairy leaves and orange-red flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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