Definition of empress tree in English:

empress tree

Syllabification: em·press tree


A fast-growing paulownia widely grown as an ornamental in the US and now considered an ecological threat, in light of its prolific growth and reproductive capacity.
  • paulownia tomentosa, family Scrophulariaceae
More example sentences
  • Overall rankings for tree-of heaven [Ailanthus altissima Swingle] and empress tree [Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.)

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