What is another word for xanthorroea?

3 synonyms found


[ zˌanθəɹˈi͡ə], [ zˌanθəɹˈi‍ə], [ z_ˌa_n_θ_ə_ɹ_ˈiə]

Xanthorrhoea is a genus of plants native to Australia. Also known as grasstrees, blackboys or yakkas, they are characterized by their tall, upright trunks and long, grass-like leaves that sprout from the top. The name xanthorrhoea comes from the Greek words "xanthos" meaning yellow and "rhoea" meaning flow, alluding to the yellow resin that flows from the plant's trunk. Other synonyms for xanthorrhoea include grass tree, grasstree, kangaroo tail, and balga. Indigenous Australians have used these plants for a variety of purposes, including making tools, weapons, and food. They are also popular ornamental plants due to their unique appearance and drought tolerance.

Related words: xanthorroea flowers, xanthorroeas, xanthorroeae

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