Piscidia piscipula

Piscidia piscipula
noun
small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Piscidia, ↑genus Piscidia

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  • Piscidia erythrina — noun small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd pinnate leaves and panicles of red striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons • Syn: ↑Jamaica dogwood, ↑fish fuddle, ↑Piscidia… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Piscidia — noun genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons • Syn: ↑Piscidia • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae …   Useful english dictionary

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