Definition of Needlewood

1. Noun. Large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia.

Exact synonyms: Hakea Leucoptera, Needle Wood, Needle-wood
Group relationships: Genus Hakea, Hakea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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needlewood (current term)
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Literary usage of Needlewood

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1. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1897)
"... Technical College ; Owen Blacket, Technical College ; Tait and McDiarmid, Mudgee ; AR Crawford, Walcha ; DA Porter, Inverell ; needlewood Pipe Company, ..."

2. On the Wool Track by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean (1910)
"Pretty pine trees, blue clumps of applewood, needlewood, belar, grey-blue mulga, with the exquisite black tracery of its delicate branches showing under the ..."

3. The Chinese by John Stuart Thomson (1909)
"... or needlewood fir-trees are huddled the low stone houses of the villagers, that they may be near their rice swamps, and shan-yu (sweet potato) terraces. ..."

4. Forestry Handbook by R. Dalrymple Hay, Joseph Henry Maiden (1917)
"... White Beech White yiel yiel Silky Oak Western beei wood A hakea A hakea Fraser's haker. Ivory's hakea needlewood A western cork tree ..."

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