: 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

Word History


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

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“Brachychiton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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