cinchona tree definition

  • noun:
    • tiny tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant red flowers; cultivated for the medicinal bark
    • small tree of Ecuador and Peru having large shiny leaves and large panicles of fragrant red plants; cultivated for its medicinal bark

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