bottle tree


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bottle tree

1. any of several Australian sterculiaceous trees of the genus Sterculia (or Brachychiton) that have a bottle-shaped swollen trunk
2. another name for baobab
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Livvie "was familiar from the time she was born with the way bottle trees kept evil spirits from coming into the house--by luring them inside the colored bottles, where they cannot get out again" (229).
A golden bottle tree set in a garden of pink Gerbera daisies held petite organza bags filled with crystal heart-shaped bottle stoppers as favors to the guests.
The first 1,000 people who show up will receive a free two- to three-foot bottle tree or pine tree.
Contract awarded for 2016 bottle tree Bursaphelenchus xylophilus scanning project (two turban boksan District)
Lee Ann is a talented decorator, craftsperson, and gardener, and her special touches can be found throughout the interior and exterior of the cabin--from the shotgun shells that edge the kitchen counters, the interestingly framed photos of the original cabin, and the old hand-operated water pump in the kitchen, to the rustic garden art and bottle tree.
This tree is dedicated to the memory of Anna Thompson, our `umbrella of love,' '' reads the bronze plaque that will be placed next to the 8-year-old bottle tree that was dedicated Wednesday.
But in his recent installation, entitled Spirit House, 1993, Birch set his sights on three African-American traditions of the rural South: the yard show, the shotgun shack, and the bottle tree.
The white bark of the sycamore looks perfect in the northern section of the garden, and a cedar trunk looks resplendent as a bottle tree standing between the south and west sections.
The oaks and the bottle tree are relatively slow growing, but the others grow very quickly,'' said Greg Hoffberg, coordinator of the city's tree planting program.
In Roma, the local RSL has been granted $17,000 to replace damaged plaques that form part of the living memorial of bottle trees on Heroes Avenue.