jellyfish tree

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From jellyfish and tree; so called because the gynoecium of its flower resembles the tentacles of a jellyfish.

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jellyfish tree (plural jellyfish trees)

  1. (botany) A rare tree, Medusagyne oppositifolia, indigenous to the island of Mahé in the Seychelles.

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