- ☆ an American magnolia (Magnolia tripetala) with clusters of long leaves at the ends of the branches, foul-smelling white flowers, and reddish fruit
- any of a number of other trees or shrubs whose leaves are umbrella-shaped or grow with an umbrellalike effect, as the chinaberry
See umbrella tree in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Either of two trees, Magnolia fraseri or M. tripetala, of the southeast United States, having large leaves clustered in an umbrellalike form at the ends of the branches.
- An Australian evergreen tree (Brassasia actinophylla), having palmately compound leaves and widely cultivated in its smaller forms as a houseplant.
- See schefflera.