screw pine

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Synonyms for screw pine

any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves

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In this case, he kept the vivid poolside royal poinciana and mature screw pines, and--in a nod to the caustic Gulf of Mexico environment--added beach-friendly plants like dune sunflower, silver buttonwood, Indian hawthorn, carissa, crown of thorns, kalanchoe, and bromeliads in front and back "to add a sculptural quality.