Definition of Jumbie bead
1. Noun. West Indian tree similar to Ormosia monosperma but larger and having smaller leaflets and smaller seeds.
Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Generic synonyms: Necklace Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumbie Bead
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Literary usage of Jumbie bead
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1. Puerto Rico by Don Philpott (2003)
"... and occasional jumbie bead trees with their fascinating black and red seeds, much used for necklaces. There are magnificent swathes of giant tree ferns, ..."