- a bottletree (Brachychiton acerifolium) with large, lobed leaves and brilliant scarlet flowers
- any of various trees with brilliant red flowers
Any of various trees having brilliant red flowers, especially the royal poinciana or the Australian bottle tree Brachychiton acerifolius.
(plural flame trees)
- (botany) Any one of several trees or shrubs with yellow or bright red flowers.
- The people had stared in awe at the magnificently colored flame tree.