pride-of-India

pride-of-india

noun
1. tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree [syn: chinaberry
2. native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers [syn: Queen's crape myrtle
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