Definition of coral tree in English:

coral tree

Syllabification: cor·al tree


  • A tropical or subtropical thorny shrub or tree with showy red or orange flowers that are pollinated by birds.
    • Genus Erythrina, family Leguminosae
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    • You'll be here at the start of spring and you'll see several trees in bloom - the striking orange blossoms of the coral tree, and white blooms of the wild pear tree.
    • Companion plants that look good with the dwarf coral tree include Helichrysum cymosum, buchu, crocosmia and the blombos.
    • It is fireman's cap or coral tree, Erythrina crista-galli, a small tree/large shrub that matures to approximately 20 feet in height.

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