kurrajong definition

  • noun:
    • An Australian evergreen tree (Brachychiton populneus) having palmately lobed leaves, yellow or reddish blossoms, and long-stalked hair follicles.
    • any one of several types of tree or shrub in genus Brachychiton.
    • Same as currajong: the name is also applied to a great many other malvaceous and sterculiaceous trees or shrubs producing powerful bast-fibers from which the locals make cordage, nets, or matting. Start to see the expressions below.
    • commonly distributed tree of east Australia producing a difficult durable fibre and smooth light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency meals for cattle

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