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bottlebrush British & World English

A cylindrical brush for cleaning inside bottles

red bottle-brush British & World English

Any of several Australian bottle-brushes of the genus Callistemon, especially C. speciosus, which has spiked flowers with conspicuous long red stamens and is often grown as an ornamental shrub in warm countries.

Natal bottlebrush British & World English

A shrub or small tree, Greyia sutherlandii (family Greyiaceae), native to some upland regions of south-eastern Africa, and also cultivated elsewhere for the ornamental bright red flowers it produces in spring.