kurrajong

Definitions:

  • Any of several Australian trees of the genus <em>Brachychiton,</em> especially <em>B. populneus,</em> having yellowish or reddish flowers and woody seed pods, and often planted as an ornamental.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="currajong">currajong</internalXref>: the name is also applied to a number of other malvaceous and sterculiaceous trees or shrubs yielding strong bast-fibers from which the natives make cordage, nets, or matting. See the phrases below.
  • Any of a number of species of tree or shrub in the genus Brachychiton.
  • widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
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