umbrella tree


Definition of umbrella tree

  1. :  any of various trees or shrubs resembling an umbrella especially in the arrangement of leaves or the shape of the crown; especially :  a widely cultivated schefflera (Schefflera actinophylla synonym Brassaia actinophylla) of Australia and New Guinea having leaflets radiating from an elongate petiole

Circa 1790

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circa 1790

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