- 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
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- A small magnolia tree (Magnolia tripetala) of the southeast United States, having large leaves clustered in an umbrellalike form at the ends of the branches.
- See schefflera.