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1. angiospermous tree  (noun) 
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

  Also known as: flowering tree


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ilang-ilang / ylang-ylang / Cananga odorata - evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil
katsura tree / Cercidiphyllum japonicum - rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
magnolia - any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia
manglietia / genus manglietia - a genus of flowering tree of the family Magnoliaceae found from Malay to southern China
tulip tree / tulip poplar / yellow poplar / canary whitewood / Liriodendron tulipifera - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit
bocconia / tree celandine / Bocconia frutescens - small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers
cream-of-tartar tree / sour gourd / Adansonia gregorii - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
baobab / monkey-bread tree / Adansonia digitata - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
kapok / ceiba tree / silk-cotton tree / white silk-cotton tree / Bombay ceiba / God tree / Ceiba pentandra - massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss
balsa / Ochroma lagopus - forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood
sterculia - any tree of the genus Sterculia
red beech / brown oak / booyong / crow's foot / stave wood / silky elm / Heritiera trifoliolata / Terrietia trifoliolata - large tree of Australasia
looking glass tree / Heritiera macrophylla - large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
looking-glass plant / Heritiera littoralis - small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
cacao / cacao tree / chocolate tree / Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
rewa-rewa / New Zealand honeysuckle - slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
sorrel tree / sourwood / titi / Oxydendrum arboreum - deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
iron tree / iron-tree / ironwood / ironwood tree - a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape
bush willow / Combretum appiculatum - small deciduous tree of the Transvaal having spikes of yellow flowers
bush willow / Combretum erythrophyllum - small South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
Queen's crape myrtle / pride-of-India / Lagerstroemia speciosa - native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma
myrtaceous tree - trees and shrubs
myrtle - any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
mangrove / Rhizophora mangle - a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
dillenia - any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves
gamboge tree / Garcinia hanburyi / Garcinia cambogia / Garcinia gummi-gutta - low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
Pipturus albidus - Hawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made
paper mulberry / Broussonetia papyrifera - shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth
trumpetwood / trumpet-wood / trumpet tree / snake wood / imbauba / Cecropia peltata - tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
mountain ebony / orchid tree / Bauhinia variegata - small East Indian tree having orchidlike flowers and hard dark wood
royal poinciana / flamboyant / flame tree / peacock flower / Delonix regia / Poinciana regia - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar
Judas tree / love tree / Circis siliquastrum - small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions
redbud / Cercis canadenis - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers
cherry laurel / laurel cherry / mock orange / wild orange / Prunus caroliniana - small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
mountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
ailanthus - any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
palo santo / Bulnesia sarmienti - South American tree of dry interior regions of Argentina and Paraguay having resinous heartwood used for incense
lignum vitae / Guaiacum officinale - small evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America
bastard lignum vitae / Guaiacum sanctum - small evergreen tree of the southern United States and West Indies a source of lignum vitae wood
poplar / poplar tree - any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
titi / buckwheat tree / Cliftonia monophylla - tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
holly - any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
terebinth / Pistacia terebinthus - a Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine
horse chestnut / buckeye / Aesculus hippocastanum - tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
satinleaf / satin leaf / caimitillo / damson plum / Chrysophyllum oliviforme - tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit
silver bell - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Halesia having white bell-shaped flowers
Spanish elm / Equador laurel / salmwood / cypre / princewood / Cordia alliodora - large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood
physic nut / Jatropha curcus - small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities
para rubber tree / caoutchouc tree / Hevea brasiliensis - deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers
candlenut / varnish tree / Aleurites moluccana - large tree native to southeastern Asia
tung tree / tung / tung-oil tree / Aleurites fordii - Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
dogwood / dogwood tree / cornel - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries


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    Angiospermae     class Angiospermae     Magnoliophyta     division Magnoliophyta     Anthophyta     division Anthophyta


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