weeping tree broom
weeping tree broom weeping tree broom n. a small shrubby tree of New Zealand having weeping branches and racemes of white to violet flowers followed by woolly indehiscent 2-seeded pods.

Note: a broom is any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers. [WordNet 1.5]


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