flame tree

noun

Definition of flame tree

  1. :  any of several trees or shrubs with showy scarlet or yellow flowers: such asa :  a tree (Brachychiton acerifolium of the family Sterculiaceae) of southern Australia with panicles of brilliant scarlet flowersb :  royal poinciana

1860

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1860

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