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Noun: Thespesia populnea
  1. Pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds
    - portia tree, bendy tree, seaside mahoe

Type of: tulipwood tree

Part of: genus Thespesia, Thespesia

Encyclopedia: Thespesia populnea