monkeypod monkeypod

Definition(s):

  • (n) large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle

Usage(s):

  • In 1866, when he toured the Hawaiian Islands, Mark Twain planted a monkeypod tree which lived to a great age and developed to enormous proportions.

News

  • Vandals killing Mililani monkeypod adds to city's tree crimes

    The city appraised the 45-year-old monkeypod tree at $19,000. But that was when it was standing strong like the other healthy trees in Kipapa Neighborhood Park. Over the last eighteen months vandals have
    on August 24, 2013     Source: Hawaii News Now

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