celery-topped pine

noun

-ˌtäpt-
variants or celery top pine
: 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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“Celery-topped pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celery-topped%20pine. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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