What is another word for dombeya?

3 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˈɒma͡ɪə], [ dˈɒma‍ɪə], [ d_ˈɒ_m_aɪ_ə]

Dombeya is a beautiful flowering tree native to several countries in Africa. It is also commonly known as "tropical hydrangea", "pink ball tree" and "wild pear". Its flowers are dense clusters of pink, white or purple tinged with green and hang down like bells. The leaves are large and heart-shaped and the branches are bare and spreading. Other synonyms for dombeya include "rose dombeya", "scented dombeya", "velvet-leaved dombeya" and "palm leaf dombeya". Due to its striking looks, dombeya is a popular ornamental plant in gardens and parks around the world.

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How to use "Dombeya" in context?

In Sanskrit, dombeya (S. dombeya) means "tree with a horn". This tree is a member of the legume family and is found in India and Sri Lanka. The tree is usually a small to medium-sized tree and has a strong, twisted trunk. The leaves are broad and flat, with a serrated edge. The flowers are pale yellow and are pollinated by bees. The fruit is a pod that turns purple when it is ripe.

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