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  1. chinaberry, chinaberry tree, China tree, Persian lilac, pride-of-India, azederach, azedarach, Melia azederach, Melia azedarachnoun

    tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree

  2. Queen's crape myrtle, pride-of-India, Lagerstroemia speciosanoun

    native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers


  1. pride-of-india

    Pride-of-India, also known as the golden shower tree, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. Its scientific name is Koelreuteria paniculata. The tree is native to Eastern Asia, in China and Korea, but is grown as an ornamental tree across the world for its aesthetically pleasing yellow flowers that bloom in the summer. It's called Pride-of-India due to its popularity and frequent use in Indian landscape designs. However, this can sometimes be confused with another tree, Lagerstroemia speciosa, which is also known as Pride-of-India in certain regions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pride-of-india in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pride-of-india in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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