bay cedar


Definition of bay cedar

1 : a common Central American timber tree (Guazuma ulmifolia) with wood not unlike that of the American elm
2 : any of several plants of the genus Suriana (especially the tropical S. maritima) with alternate entire leaves and yellow flowers

called also tassel plant

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“Bay cedar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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