Brachychiton

noun
Brachy·​chi·​ton | \ˌbrakə̇ˈkītᵊn, -akēˈ-\

Definition of Brachychiton 

: a genus of Australian trees (family Sterculiaceae) that are grown in warm regions for ornament and have flowers with numerous stamens and woody fruits — see bottle tree

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History and Etymology for Brachychiton

New Latin, from brachy- + Greek chitōn covering, case, tunic

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