Definition of Pudding pipe 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pudding Pipe Tree
Literary usage of Pudding pipe tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"The lilac-tree, the Si/ringa vulgaris. — Pudding pipe-tree, the Cassia fistula, a tree which grows in the East Indies. The pulp of the pods is purgative. ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"... its flowers are yellow and in loose racemes; its pods, which have obtained for it the name of Pudding-pipe Tree, are sometimes two feet in length, ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Its pods, which have obtained for it the name of pudding-pipe tree, are sometimes two feet in length, cylindrical, black, consisting of thin, brittle woody ..."
4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1890)
"... is called the Pudding-Pipe tree, and furnishes the cassia pods of commerce. The seeds of C. occidentalis, when roasted, are used as a substitute for ..."
5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"... its flowers are yellow and in loose racemes ; its pods, which have obtained for it the name of Pudding-pipe Tree, are sometimes two feet in length, ..."