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princess tree

Syllabification: prin·cess tree

Definition of princess tree in English:


Another name for empress tree.
Example sentences
  • Native seeds have sprouted in the litter, and for the first time princess trees seeded in.
  • Princess tree is prevalent in disturbed areas within forests, along roadsides, around stream banks, and on steep rocky slopes.
  • Princess tree is usually cultivated as an ornamental, but can aggressively spread to disturbed areas by production of root sprouts and abundant seeds.

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