fire-tree definition

  • noun:
    • a terrestrial evergreen shrub or little tree (Nuytsia floribunda) of western Australian Continent having brilliant yellow-orange blossoms; parasitic on origins of grasses.
    • In botany: Same as flame-tree, 1.
    • In New Zealand, the Metrosideros tomentosa, a big myrtaceous tree with brilliant blossoms.
    • a terrestrial evergreen shrub or little tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange plants; parasitic on roots of grasses

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