celery–topped pine

noun \-ˌtäpt-\
variants: or

celery top pine

Definition of celery–topped pine

  1. :  an Australasian coniferous tree of the genus Phyllocladus (especially P. rhomboidalis and P. trichomanoides) of the family Texaceae cultivated for the graceful heads of celerylike foliage composed of rhombic phyllodes borne in the axils of scaly leaves

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