1. [ noun ] (botany) south Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers
Synonyms: Brachychiton_acerifolius Sterculia_acerifolia flame_durrajong
Related terms: bottle-tree bottletree
2. [ noun ] (botany) north Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves
Synonyms: Brachychiton_australis broad-leaved_bottletree
Related terms: bottle-tree bottletree
3. [ noun ] (botany) showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Synonyms: flamboyant peacock_flower Delonix_regia Poinciana_regia royal_poinciana
Related terms: angiospermous_tree Delonix
4. [ noun ] (biology,botany) a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
Synonyms: Christmas_tree Nuytsia_floribunda fire_tree
Related terms: parasitic_plant Nuytsia
5. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
Synonyms: cassie mimosa_bush sweet_wattle sweet_acacia scented_wattle Acacia_farnesiana huisache
Related terms: acacia genus_Acacia
Similar spelling:   flame_tokay