bottle tree definition

  • noun:
    • some of certain Australian woods regarding the genus Brachychiton, having a swollen, often bottle-shaped trunk area and cultivated in hot areas as an ornamental.
    • an Australian tree (Sterculia rupestris), with a bottle-shaped, or greatly inflamed, trunk area.
    • An Australian tree, Sterculia rupestris, so called from shape of its trunk, which resembles a soda - water bottle.
    • Any tree with a swollen trunk area.
    • an Australian tree of genus Brachychiton
    • an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton

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