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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: grass tree(0.01226 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to grass tree.
English → English (WordNet)
Definition: grass tree
n 1: elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching
trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves
and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red
flowers; New Zealand [syn: cabbage tree, Cordyline australis
2: any of several Australian evergreen perennials having short
thick woody stems crowned by a tuft of grasslike foliage
and yielding acaroid resins [syn: Australian grass tree]
3: gaunt Tasmanian evergreen shrubby tree with slender tapering
leaves 3 to 5 feet long [syn: tree heath, Richea pandanifolia
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Grass tree
Grass tree \Grass“ tree”\ (Bot.)
(a) An Australian plant of the genus Xanthorrh[oe]a, having
a thick trunk crowned with a dense tuft of pendulous,
grasslike leaves, from the center of which arises a long
stem, bearing at its summit a dense flower spike looking
somewhat like a large cat-tail. These plants are often
called “blackboys” from the large trunks denuded and
blackened by fire. They yield two kinds of fragrant
resin, called Botany-bay gum, and Gum Acaroides.
(b) A similar Australian plant (Kingia australis).