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sweet torch (wood)

[from its fragrant flowers] n. a tree: 1910 Nectandra sanguinea. (Northrop 153). 1920 Ocotea coriacea (Britton 143). 1977 Nectandra coriacea (Patterson 49). cf. BASTARD TORCHWOOD, BLACK TORCH (Black)

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2011-10-31 20:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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