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Noun: Parkinsonia aculeata
  1. Large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in southern United States
    - Jerusalem thorn, horsebean

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: genus Parkinsonia, Parkinsonia

Encyclopedia: Parkinsonia aculeata