gastrolobium

noun
any of various Australian evergreen shrubs of the genus Gastrolobium having whorled compound leaves poisonous to livestock and showy yellow to deep reddish-orange flowers followed by two-seeded pods
Syn: ↑poison bush, ↑poison pea
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Gastrolobium

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\\ˌgastrəˈlōbēəm\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from gastr- + -lobium (from Greek lobion, diminutive of lobos lobe) — more at lobe
1. capitalized : a genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs that have opposite or whorled compound leaves which are poisonous to livestock, showy yellow to deep orange flowers with a reddish purple keel, and 2-seeded pods
2. -s : any plant of the genus Gastrolobium : poison bush

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