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    • Any of various mostly deciduous trees or bushes…
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coral tree definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various mostly deciduous trees or bushes regarding the genus Erythrina into the pea family, indigenous to and widely cultivated in warm areas, having trifoliolate leaves, showy red or orange blossoms, and pods containing often colorful seeds. Also known as red coral bean.
    • the trees associated with genus Erythrina.
    • a tropical, leguminous plant, of a number of species, with showy, scarlet flowers and coral-red seeds. Best understood is Erythrina Corallodendron.
    • A plant of the leguminous genus Erythrina.
    • A small tree of northern Asia, North China, Korea, and Japan, Hovenia dulcis, from the buckthorn family members.
    • some of various shrubs or shrubby trees associated with the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red blossoms and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
    • Any of various mostly deciduous woods or shrubs of this genus Erythrina within the pea family members, native to and extensively cultivated in warm regions, having trifoliolate leaves, showy red or orange flowers, and pods containing frequently extremely colorful seeds. Also called red coral bean.
    • Any of the woods of this genus Erythrina.
    • a tropical, leguminous plant, of a number of types, with showy, scarlet blossoms and coral-red seeds. Ideal understood is Erythrina Corallodendron.
    • A plant associated with the leguminous genus Erythrina.
    • A small tree of north Asia, North Asia, Korea, and Japan, Hovenia dulcis, of the buckthorn family.
    • some of various bushes or shrubby trees of this genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; developed as an ornamental
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