Definition of Sesbania grandiflora

1. Noun. A softwood tree with lax racemes of usually red or pink flowers; tropical Australia and Asia; naturalized in southern Florida and West Indies.

Exact synonyms: Scarlet Wisteria Tree, Vegetable Hummingbird
Group relationships: Genus Sesbania
Generic synonyms: Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sesbania Grandiflora

Sertoli's columns
Server Side Include
Servetus' circulation
Sesame Street
Sesamum indicum
Sesbania exaltata
Sesbania grandiflora
Setaria cervi
Setaria glauca
Setaria italica
Setaria italica rubrofructa
Setaria italica stramineofructa
Setaria viridis
Sete Quedas

Literary usage of Sesbania grandiflora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"sesbania grandiflora is a tree 5 to 10 meters in height. The leaves are alternate, 20 to 30 centimeters long, and pinnate with 20 to 40 pairs of leaflets, ..."

2. Hawaii Integrated Biofuels Research Program: Final Report by Patrick K. Takahashi (1995)
"... Albizia procera 2.4 Enterolobium cyclocarpum 5.3 Samanea saman 4.5 Eucalyptus grandis 9.7 sesbania grandiflora 6.7 The trial was measured for height and ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"sesbania grandiflora, Persoon. North-Western Australia to the verge of the tropics, Indian Archipelagos. ..."

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