variants or catclaw
plural cat's-claws or catclaws
: a climbing shrub (Doxantha unguis-cati) with hooked tendrils
: an erect shrub (Pithecolobium unguis-cati) with curved pointed pods and black shining seeds
: any of several prickly shrubs (as Acacia greggii or Mimosa biuncifera)

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“Cat's-claw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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