portia tree

noun, sometimes capitalized P por·tia tree \ˈpōrshə-\

Definition of portia tree

  1. :  a tropical tree (Thespesia populnea) that is closely related to the majaguas, has rounded cordate leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers, yields a valuable pinkish to dark red close-textured wood resistant to warping and an oil from its seeds, and is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental —called also bendy tree, seaside mahoe, tulip tree

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Origin and Etymology of portia tree

Tamil puraśu

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