red ironwood


Definition of red ironwood

1 : a small tree (Reynosia septentrionalis) of the family Rhamnaceae of the Bahamas and southern Florida with persistent usually opposite leaves and an edible drupe

called also Darling plum

2 : a closely related Cuban tree (Reynosia latifolia)

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“Red ironwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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