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Noun: potato tree  pu'tey-tow tree
  1. South American shrub or small tree widely cultivated in the tropics; not a true potato
    - Brazilian potato tree, Solanum wrightii, Solanum macranthum
  2. Hardy climbing shrub of Chile grown as an ornamental for its fragrant flowers; not a true potato
    - Solanum crispum

Derived forms: potato trees

Type of: bush, shrub, vine

Part of: genus Solanum, Solanum

Encyclopedia: Potato tree