Chinese parasol tree

noun
variants: or less commonly Chinese parasol

Definition of Chinese parasol tree

: an Asian tree (Firmiana simplex) of the family Sterculiaceae now widely planted as an ornamental in warmer parts of the U.S. having large maplelike leaves and greenish white flowers in clusters

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“Chinese parasol tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20parasol%20tree. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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