1. [ noun ] (botany) erect evergreen shrub or small tree of Australia and northern Guinea having palmately compound leaves
Synonyms: Brassaia_actinophylla Schefflera_actinophylla
Related terms: shrub Schefflera
2. [ noun ] (botany) small deciduous open-crowned tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches
Synonyms: elkwood Magnolia_tripetala elk-wood umbrella_magnolia
Related terms: magnolia
Similar spelling:   umbrella_tent