Leichhardt's pine

noun Leich·hardt's pine \ˈlīˌkä|rts-, ˈlīkˌhä|\
variants: less commonly

Leichhardt's tree

\ˈlīˌkä|rts-, ˈlīkˌhä|\

Definition of Leichhardt's pine

  1. :  a low-growing Australian and East Indian tree (Sarcocephalus cordatus) of the family Rubiaceae that has light gray-brown wood with a spongy grain and globular heads of bright yellow flowers

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Origin and Etymology of leichhardt's pine

probably after F. W. Ludwig Leichhardt †1848 German explorer in Australia


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