Definition of dove tree in English:

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dove tree


A slender deciduous Chinese tree with flowers that bear large white bracts said to resemble doves' wings, grown as an ornamental.
  • Davidia involucrata, family Nyssaceae
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  • Many of the plants are endangered species, including the dove tree and the ginkgo.
  • Davidia involucrata is commonly called the ‘handkerchief tree ‘or the ‘dove tree‘.
  • Known as a ‘gene bank for wild and rare animals and plants,’ the park is home to endangered species, such as giant pandas, snub-nosed monkeys and dove trees.
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