Definition of Jumby bean

1. Noun. Small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots.

Exact synonyms: Bead Tree, Jumby Tree, Ormosia Monosperma
Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Generic synonyms: Necklace Tree



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Literary usage of Jumby bean

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1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"... in kidney troubles, and another, called " snake-root," not identified, used in malaria. We also found on these Islands specimens of the " jumby " bean. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"Jumby-bean." Nassau, Jan., Feb. ; Bearing Point, Andros, June (43, 282, 657). Nos. 282 and 657 were shrubs, 1.5—2 m. in height. ..."

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