coral tree

noun
any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Erythrina, of the legume family, having large clusters of pealike flowers.

Origin:
1625–35

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coral tree
 
n
any of various thorny, tropical trees of the leguminous genus Erythrina, having bright red flowers and reddish shiny seeds

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