What does casuarina mean?

casuarina meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of leafless woods or bushes with sagging branchlets of a rushlike look mainly locals of Australian Continent a few of them are large producing hard and heavy timber of exemplary high quality labeled as beefwood from its color

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  • some of different bushes for the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood
  • A genus of leafless woods or shrubs, with drooping branchlets of a rushlike look, mainly natives of Australian Continent. Some of these tend to be large, producing hard and hefty timber of excellent quality, called beefwood from its shade.

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Amongst the most remarkable galls recently discovered we may mention those found on Eucalyptus, Casuarina and other trees and plants in Australia.

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