lacebark definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various brand new Zealand flowers within the genus Hoheria.
    • A small tree or shrub (Hoheria populnea) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary groups of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is employed for cordage.
    • a tiny tree of western Indies, the Lagetta lintearia, natural order Thymel√¶ace√¶, so named from surface of its internal bark, which includes numerous concentric layers of fibers interlacing in all directions. It's converted to sleeves, collars, purses, etc.
    • In New South Wales, Sterculia acerifolia, the flame-tree.
    • In New Zealand, a malvaceous tree, Plagianthus betulinus.
    • little tree or shrub of brand new Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white blossoms and whose bark is used for cordage

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