Australian turpentine tree


Definition of Australian turpentine tree 

1 : brush box

2 : a medium-sized or large tree (Syncarpia laurifolia) of the family Myrtaceae with fibrous bark, opposite ovate thick leaves, and white flowers in dense round heads

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