Definition of Jumby bead
1. Noun. West Indian tree similar to Ormosia monosperma but larger and having smaller leaflets and smaller seeds.
Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Generic synonyms: Necklace Tree
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Literary usage of Jumby bead
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1. At Last: A Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley (1887)
"... whose magnificent crimson flowers contrast with"; the bright yellow bunches of the common Cassia, and the scarlet flowers of the Jumby- bead bush,3 and ..."