Definition of Drumstick tree
1. Noun. Deciduous or semi-evergreen tree having scented sepia to yellow flowers in drooping racemes and pods whose pulp is used medicinally; tropical Asia and Central and South America and Australia.
Generic synonyms: Cassia
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Literary usage of Drumstick tree
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1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1891)
"NOTES ON A RARE FUNGUS FOUND GROWING ON THE drumstick tree. ... IN December, 1887, I came across a recently cut stump of the drumstick tree—Morin^a ..."
2. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or, a Catalogue of All the Plants Indigenous Or by Robert Sweet, George Don (1839)
"735 Double Cocoa-nut 715 Dragon . . . 634 Dragon's-head . 541 Dragon-tree . . 704 Dropwort . . .231 Drumstick-tree . 203 Duck-weed . . 629 Duck's-foot . ..."
3. Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government by Benjamin Lewis Rice (1897)
"... from the form of the flower, known as the drumstick-tree. The fleshy root is a perfect substitute for horse-radish. The Ben oil of commerce, ..."