devil tree


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Synonyms for devil tree

evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes

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The offender turns out to be the devil tree, also referred to as the blackboard tree or white cheesewood, a tree which produces white flower blossoms for the month of November.
The smell, a recent phenomenon, comes from a tree named Alstonia Scholaris or the Scholar Tree, which locally is called Saptparni or Shaitan ( Indian devil tree).
Later novels include The Devil Tree (1973; revised 1981), Cockpit (1975), Passion Play (1979), Pinball (1981), and The Hermit of 69th Street (1988).
Kosinski's other works, also exploring themes of sex, violence, power and destruction, include Being There (1971), The Devil Tree (1973), Cockpit (1975), Blind Date (1977), Passion Play (1979), Pinball (1982), and The Hermit of 69th Street (1988).
His subsequent novels, including The Devil Tree (1973), Cockpit (1975), Blind Date (1977), Passion Play (1979), and Pinball (1982) continue to explore themes of sex, violence, power, and destruction as means to symbolic insights into a modern society in which conventional values and morality no longer apply.