bean tree

noun

: any of several trees having fruits that are held to resemble a bean pod: such as
a
: an Australian leguminous tree (Castanospermum australe) with bright yellow flowers, large pods containing three or four seeds like chestnuts, and dark strong wood

called also Moreton Bay chestnut

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“Bean tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bean%20tree. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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