norfolk pine

Norfolk Island pine

noun
a coniferous evergreen tree, Araucaria heterophylla (or A. excelsa ), having whorled branches and needlelike foliage, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
Also called Australian pine, Norfolk pine.


Origin:
1795–1805

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Norfolk Island pine
 
n
a tall coniferous tree, Araucaria heterophylla, native to Norfolk Island and widely cultivated

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