Synonyms for pride-of-india
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- 1. chinaberry, chinaberry tree, China tree, Persian lilac, pride-of-India, azederach, azedarach, Melia azederach, Melia azedarach, tree
- usage: tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
- 2. Queen's crape myrtle, pride-of-India, Lagerstroemia speciosa, angiospermous tree, flowering tree
- usage: native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers