poison pea


poison pea
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, ↑gastrolobium
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Gastrolobium

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noun
: any of several plants of the genus Swainsona — compare darling pea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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