palo verde definition

  • noun:
    • A spiny, almost leafless, bushy tree (Cercidium floridum syn. Parkinsonia florida) of the southwest usa, having showy yellowish flowers and blue-green bark.
    • some of several comparable or associated shrubs.
    • some of a variety of woods in genus Parkinsonia, with characteristic green bark, within wilderness areas of North America.
    • densely branched spiny tree of southwestern usa having showy yellowish blossoms and blue-green bark; occasionally put in genus Cercidium
65 votes

How would you define palo verde?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!