bush willow

noun

: any of a number of southern African trees of the genus Combretum: such as
a
: a small deciduous tree (Combretum apiculatum) 15 to 20 feet high that is a common constituent of the Transvaal bushveld
b
: a small tree (Combretum erythrophyllum) bearing 4-winged fruits and usually growing on the banks of streams

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“Bush willow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bush%20willow. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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